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GUEST BLOG – Travelling with Books

GUEST BLOG – Travelling with Books

I think we read and we travel for many of the same reasons. We like to visit new places and experience new things. Books are a kind of travel by imagination. Although I’ve travelled a fair bit, and I’ve read quite a lot, I’d never combined the two until I […]

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GUEST BLOG — Bobbi Speck on Incredible Iceland (Part 2)

GUEST BLOG — Bobbi Speck on Incredible Iceland (Part 2)

Day 5 (September 3): Smaratun and Saga Museum  The view from my farm window this morning was giant white turkeys. The male could have been my height, but his plumage would have made him too wide to go through that little church door at Thingvellir! We had a late and […]

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GUEST BLOG — Bobbi Speck on Incredible Iceland (Part 1)

GUEST BLOG — Bobbi Speck on Incredible Iceland (Part 1)

In this three-part post, the intrepid Bobbi (aka Borghilde) Speck gives us all the news that’s fit to print on Literary Iceland: Isle of Awe, 2014. Led by Mark Cwik and Ann Kirkland, a group of travellers read, ate, and hiked their way through this astonishing country. Did they encounter any […]

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GUEST POST – Spare Beauty and Epic Literature in Iceland with Mark Cwik

GUEST POST – Spare Beauty and Epic Literature in Iceland with Mark Cwik

Iceland is stark and stunning. It’s everything the travel brochures say it is: beautiful in a way that’s hard to imagine without visiting. When I travelled to Iceland a few years ago, I couldn’t get enough of the glaciers, waterfalls, geysers and gorges, the vast lava fields and the miles […]

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