Iceland: Wrath of the Gods

Iceland: Wrath of the Gods!

The earth of Iceland belches fire. Huge ash plumes blot out the sky. It this Ragnarök, Twilight of the Gods, the End of the World?

Nei (No). The Althingi Special Investigation Commission Report on Iceland’s financial collapse has reached Asgard. The eruption of Eyjafjallajokull is merely a concurring opinion from Odin, Thor, Loki and the gang. Think it’s excessive? Throw a few former government ministers and the principals of failed Glitnir Bank, Kaupthing Bank and Landsbanki into the volcano and the world can have its air lanes back.


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3 Responses to “Iceland: Wrath of the Gods”

  1. Mike Licht Says:


    “Volcanic ash affecting U.S. businesses,” Samantha Bomkamp, Associated Press, via Salon.

  2. Cities having a go « Advocacy International Says:

    […] round the States, um, quite a few years ago… I keep looking at the web to see what mood the Icelandic Gods are in, and whether they will relent in time to let me […]

  3. Mike Licht Says:


    Best volcano photos here.

    “Eruption strands Iceland volcano expert… in Paris,” Claire Snegaroff, Agence France-Presse via Google.

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