Wolves Sign Icelandic Footballer

football-laugardalsvollur_psEggert Gunnþór Jónsson will be the 17th Icelander to play in the English Premier League; he signed a contract with the Wolves (Wolverhampton Wanderers) for three and a half years last week, leaving the Hearts in the Scottish Premier League.

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The Day of Relaxation

christmascard07Today is the ‘Second Day of Christmas’ in Iceland. After eating to excess on December 24 and 25, many families have leftovers for lunch, enjoy their gifts and relax on December 26.

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Party with the Extended Family

laufabraud-stack_psChristmas Day in Iceland is usually celebrated with a luncheon with the extended family. The traditional meal is hangikjöt (“smoked lamb”) with buttered laufabrauð (“leaf bread”) and a sweet béchamel sauce.

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