There are 293,537 cellular phones in use in Iceland.

There are 293,577 Icelanders.

Which means that somewhere on this rock there are 40 poor unfortunates who are not constantly reachable on their ‘gemsi’.*

Spare a thought.

… ran the gamut from brilliant sunshine to slightly overcast, to drizzly, to downpour, to sleet. What the Icelanders call ‘chequered weather’. And frigging cold it was this morning, a mere 2°C. Currently it’s 4° and day broke at 06.20 whereast night fell at 20.20

* Icelandic slang for ‘cell phone’.