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No Cream for Christmas in Grímsey

Residents of Grímsey island off Iceland’s northern coast (the island lies on the Arctic Circle) were without cream and milk during Christmas. A delivery of goods was scheduled from the mainland but didn’t arrive, reports.

grimsey_05_domPhoto: Dagbjört Oddný Matthíasdóttir/Iceland Review.

In an interview with Morgunblaðið, owner of the island’s store, Anna María Sigvaldadóttir, said that it would take more than a lack of milk and cream to upset people, adding that the community (population roughly 90) was hardy in this northern most part of Iceland.


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