Geðþótti og gerræði

Grein í KJARNANUM um nýju stjórnarskrána. Alþingi virðir ekki eigin lög og samþykktir. Hvað með þig?
https://kjarninn.is/skodun/2020-10-16-gedthotti-og-gerraedi/

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Guð og náttúran

Grein í Kjarnanum sem fjallar m.a. um guðfræðilega aðgreiningu skapara og sköpunar.
https://kjarninn.is/skodun/2020-09-25-gud-og-natturan/


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Nýjar skissur – New Sketches from Iceland

Strong wind in Eyjafjörður north Iceland showing a range of colours in the ocean.
A choice of houses in the centre of Reykjavik
The Icelandic Art Museum, formerly a dance house from my days of youth in the seventies and before that a fish freezing factory!
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Ljósið græna

Grein mín í Kjarnanum 5. sep. 2020 um nýju stjórnarskrána:

https://kjarninn.is/skodun/2020-09-04-ljosid-graena/

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“Gimme Shelter” – Rollingur í ráðuneytið

Til hamingju Ísland!

Ólafur Helgi Kjartansson hefur fengið nýtt hlutverk fyrir land og þjóð.

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Watercolour sketches from SE-Iceland and from Hrísey, Eyjafjordur, North Iceland

A deserted house, Mountain and fjord views.

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Fordómar Sapiens – Prejudism in Sapiens

Grein sem birtist í Kjarnanum 10. ágúst 2020
https://kjarninn.is/skodun/2020-08-06-fordomar-sapiens/
A critique written in Icelandic on the book Sapiens.

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Að brengla sjálfa þrenninguna

Líklega þættu það tíðindi til næsta bæjar, sem gætu jafnvel valdið kirkjuklofningi, leitt til styrjaldar og aðskilnaðar þjóða og menningaheilda, ef menn létu sér detta í huga að brengla sjálfa þrennninguna, Heilaga þrenningu.
 
Hvað er ég að fara með þessum inngangi? Lítum nánar á málið. Já, MÁLIÐ sjálft.
 
Eitt þekktasta ávarp úr starfi okkar presta er þetta:  
 
“Í nafni Guðs, föður og sonar og heilags anda.”
 
Þetta lætur ekki mikið yfir sér og er sakleysislegt lítur einfalt út á bók en vandinn vaknar þegar mæla skal fram þessi orð. Allt of margir kollega minna, brengla nefnilega þrenninguna með röngum framburði.

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Syrpa af vatnslitaskissum – Watercolor sketches

English below:

Birti hér syrpu af vatnslitamyndum sem ég hef skissað og litað þennan fyrri part sumars 2020.

Some watercolor sketches done early sunmer 2020 in Iceland.

Grótta lighthouse at Seltjarnarnes/Reykajvik, Iceland

Dinner at ROK restaurant Reykjavik

Things on a shelve

The Knoll or Mound, an artwork by Ólöf Nordal at Reykjavik harbor.

Discussing lifes issues during Covid-19

An old fishing vessel at Reykjavik habor

Som utensils and flowers in the kitchen

Seltjarnarnes Church, Church of Iceland Lutheran, view from west

Utensils for toasting, making tea and coffee

Discussing life

At a coffee house, people across the room

Brushes

Seltjarnarnes Church, Church of Icleand Lutheran, view from east

A fishing hut for drying fish. An Icelandic delicatessen which might be called fish jerky

A sculpture outside the Pearl (Perlan) Reykjavík

Kötlufjall, Mount Katla, Eyjafjördur, Iceland in the spring. The snow is slowly melting

Kirstófers hús, The Christoffers House, Hrísey, Iceland

Drawing with the help of Lára, 5 1/2 years old

The writers house, Bjarg (Cliff), Hrísey, Iceland

Relaxing and reading in Christoffers House

Finding food for breakfast

Three bishops!

Taking care of the annual inspection of cars for the author Hallgrímur Helgason in Hrísey

Men standing and chatting. They are the same the world around

Preparing lamb chops for dinner

The next hous west of Chirstoffers House, Hrísey, Iceland

Memorabilia from a concert with the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra with pianist Olga Kern and conductor Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason performing russian music by Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky. Fantastic evening!

Planning the activites of the day at Hrísey Island, north Iceland

The Head (Höfði) and the village Grenivik, Eyjafjordur, North Icleland

The Reverend Magnús Gamalíel Gunnarsson, at a church service at Hrísey Church at the Fishermen’s Day, held first Sunday in June around Iceland

Next house east of Christoffers House, named Stekkkjarnef, Hrísey Island

View from the harbor in Hrísey Island

At the Reykjavik Cathedral Sunday June 21, 2020 the reverend, Sveinn Valgeirsson in the pulpit

A small shed by the side of the cycling road in Fossvogur Reykjavik

Nes Church, Reykjavik, Church of Iceland, Lurtheran wher I served as a vicar for 15 years. The Rev. Skúli Sigurður Ólafsson leading the service

Some parishioners at Nes Church, Reykjavík

A curry dish at Krua Thai restaurand Skólavördustigur, Reykjavik.

A submarine at Reykjavik Harbor and some NATO ships

The Höfdi House in Reykjavik where US president Regan and Russian priminister Gorbachev met in 1987 for an important summit and a milestone leading to the meltdown of the cold wa

Center of Reykjavik, The Cathedral and statue of Jon Sigurdsson. The verse was written by the artist: Starir Jón af stallsins toppi, strekkur ei bros. Sjálfur finn ég á eigin kroppi, að þingið er tros

My first voyage on my new kayak, Hobie Outback, in Grafarvogur, Icelan, July 7, 2020.

Grandfather Bardur with Gulla (Goldie) at the photograpers studio in the 1940’s

YUZU hamburgers, Hverfisgata, Reykjavik, the gest in town and probably also in the universe

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Camera Lucida: Easy solution to use with the app

I took a banana box and cut a door through the long side. On the top is an opening for the iPad and you can use a ruler to lay across the opening if you have to balance a smaller iPad or iPhone.

The box is big so you have good room for your paper A4 or A3.

It is also easy to cast a light through the top or through openings at the edges or short sites.

Good luck!

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