Freezing bankrupt wasteland to become home for hacks

A country called Iceland that has the mother and father of all parliaments and volcanoes to boot wants to give refuge to hacks, according to the so-called British Broadcasting Corporation.

According to the BBC, Wikileaks “provoked the dream” of Iceland becoming a haven for journalists.

I can assure you that it might be a haven but it’s no heaven. It’s full of geezers, geysers and the rest.

The Althingi, which is Iceland’s parliament, will hear of the so-called initiative this month. Mr Julian Assange told the BBC that the Althingi will try and reform Iceland’s media laws so it’s attractive to investigative journalists.

The local beer is called Thule, spelled with one of those old thingies. This one, I think. Þ