Land of Fire and Ice (Iceland)

Iceland – Reykjavik ~2018 Life can move in very strange ways, and sometimes has a sense of weird irony that isn’t always immediately clear. Case in point, just a couple of weeks ago I was traipsing around Iceland (the budget frozen goods store) in a typical slovenly fashion, wearing scruffy sweatpants and a grim lookContinue reading “Land of Fire and Ice (Iceland)”

Saunas, and Snowballs

I’m not such a confident guy, which may shock you to hear. Or perhaps not if you’ve watched any of my YouTube videos, considered how I may come off around normal people – and then put two and two together. If that means you, then well done – you cracked the DaJohnvi Code! Congratulations! Apologies but there’sContinue reading “Saunas, and Snowballs”

Frozen (Sweden)

Sweden – Karesuando ~ 2013 “Live a little” – what does that phrase conjure up in your mind? For me it used to be something I would attribute to getting out, and doing things, experiencing, you know…living. I thought it was usually coupled with things that are a little reckless, or less than mature – forContinue reading “Frozen (Sweden)”

Amazons on Ice (Norway)

Norway ~ Tromsø – 2013 Despite bitterly cold temperatures that leave your extremities feeling like ice cubes, Norway regularly scores in the top two or three when it comes to “happiness” scores…not sure how they actually work those things out – I assume it is more technical than walking up to people with a clipboardContinue reading “Amazons on Ice (Norway)”