Then M.E.G.A. surprised me by asking what people thought of his country — he was wondering if people viewed Iceland as a punch line .
“We had so many positive things to write about. Suddenly all we had was bad news,” Georg said.
The economic crises had at least one silver lining for Sprengjuhollin.
After we spent an hour talking about the Icelandic economy over drinks and snacks, I picked up the tab, figuring I could expense it under “Icelandic economic bailout.”
From the Statesman