Blue is the Old Black

You can find articles by dr. Arngrímur in these books:

Paranormal Encounters in Iceland 1150–1400
Margins, Monsters, Deviants Alterities in Old Norse Literature and Culture

The Ghost of the Scorned Woman

Iceland\'s Only Serial Killer

Gable Mountain Farm

In Vopnafjörður there is a farm called Bustarfell which has long history and is connected to many stories.

Hear, Smith of Heavens

The Age of the Sturlungs was the most violent period in Icelandic history.  But it also produced beautiful art. Here I examine the relationship between bishop Guðmundur the Good and the chieftain Kolbeinn Tumason. Continue reading “Hear, Smith of Heavens”

Smoke by the Water

This is the story of Reykjavík but also about how Iceland was discovered. Continue reading “Smoke by the Water”

Troublemaker Valley

In the north of Iceland there is valley called Svarfaðardalur. It has long history, beautiful scenery and great stories. From the ghosts of the Sagas to the impoverished children of the early twentieth centuries. Continue reading “Troublemaker Valley”