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  • The Many Horrors of an Icelandic Christmas

    The Many Horrors of an Icelandic Christmas

    My condolences to the children of Iceland. While many Christmas celebrations around the world are full of tidings of comfort, joy, and rampant consumerism, for young Icelanders it’s a time of terror, where you’re lucky to escape with your life… or a potato. At least, that seems to be the case according to this fascinatingly…