The diary of new Mayor Jón Gnarr is already a huge hit on Facebook, visir.is reports. More than twenty thousand people are fans of the site, which is intended by the mayor to be a diary relating to his mayoral tasks.
Mayor Jón Gnarr. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.
After having declared veteran actress Kristbjörg Kjeld as the city’s honorary artist yesterday at Höfdi, he wrote: “Just got back from Höfdi, where Kristbjörg Kjeld was made Reykjavik’s Honorary Artist. That was fun.”
Gnarr also wrote that his first day as mayor had been a success. “The first day went well… Buses were on schedule, playschools were open and everyone was happy… Actually, one playschool teacher was concerned but when he realized that there was no reason for concern, he became happy as well…”
To access the Mayor’s web journal, click here.