Hvalreki

Politics, prostitution and peer. Eh… beer.

The pictures in this post are from a stormy night in Reykjavík…. My stay in Iceland has become more interesting, ever since I started actually meeting people and socialize. Particularly I slowly merge into some sort of sub-society, which consists of both, Icelanders and foreigners like me, who are staying just temporarily. This sub-society is …

“We have still a lot of room for more before direct democracy starts getting inefficient”

Out for coffee with a Young Pirate Iceland was wowing the German press, as well as dozens of commentators on the big newspapers’ websites, with their seemingly very basic democracy. They are working on a constitution for and by the people, holding referendums on bailing the banks out and even have the Pirates in parliament. …