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Whaling in the Faroe Islands

RED SEA

RED SEA: Whaling in the Faroe Islands. An interesting book about a very controversial subject. The Faroe Islands is a small country in the middle of the North Atlantic, consisting of 18 small islands and a population of about 50.000 people. Over the last 15 years the Faroes have experienced an explosive growth in tourism, and people who visit the islands are astonished by the beautiful and unspoiled scenery, and the hospitality of the Faroese people. These islands ARE truly a paradise on earth, but there is one thing that has many people, animal lovers in particular, in an uproar […]

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Everybody stay CALM, I'm a PARENT!!

Everybody stay CALM, I’m a PARENT!!

By Øssur Eysturoy: Everybody stay CALM, I’m a PARENT!! I must admit that when I sat down to read this book, I had pretty high expectations. Not only do I know the author personally, his children are also friends of my children, and I have never seen so nice, capable, helpful, happy and harmonic children before. He and his wife always seem happy, and although they have three children under ten, they never seem stressed or even tired. I want that!! So I started reading, and before I had even finished the first chapter I had had several “why haven’t I thought […]

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

By Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games : You know they usually say that the movies they make do not do the book justice. This is another one of those situations when that is true. There was so much hype when the blockbuster movie was released, that as a human being I became very curious. It did not help hearing all the teens swear that although the movie is great the book was on another level. For the record, the movie is really good. The Hunger Games is set in a fictitious country called Panem, which exists in the same area […]