Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Holiday notice

I am off to India for the next 5 weeks. I will not be posting anything during that time.

Friday, October 23, 2009


... one can only stand and stare in wonder. I had to be prompted to go and get the camera for this shot.
Brennandi sólarlag
HDR, a 3 image merge, tonemapped.

Monday, October 12, 2009


Goðafoss ("Waterfall of the Gods) is not very tall but makes up for it by being very beautiful. Legend has it that when Alþingi decided that the country would become Christian, the carved idols of the old gods were thrown in the falls.


Monday, October 05, 2009


This waterfall is in the same river as Dettifoss and is a little lower down in the canyon. It is well worth visiting.


Thursday, October 01, 2009

The unemployment saga continues

I had a bad night, tossing and turning, too hot under the duvet, too cold with even just my arms outside, buzzing in my ears, irregular heartbeat, nausea, resulting in a numb headache today. I guess it's the shock. I caught one REM cycle in the early hours of the morning, which seems to have been enough to energise me for another day.

I managed to get a lot done this morning: cleaned up my personal files from the computer, sent everyone on my personal e-mail list my new e-mail address, cleared away half of my personal belongings, and got a little bit of work done before I started feeling sleepy and went home. What remains is to clean up my bookmarks in the browser, finish the work left on my soon-to-be-ex desk, have a chat with my department manager, and go to the farewell pissup and bowling match.

Yep, that's right: we do know how to say goodbye to departing employees. The bowling match is an annual event, and was combined this year with a farewell pissup for two others who are leaving of their own free will, but now they will be saying goodbye to four of us.