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Stephanie Orford

Stephanie just graduated from Simon Fraser University with a BSc in Behavioural Neuroscience. She went to work in Iceland for three months, just in time for the volcanic eruption.  

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Sep 7th, 2010
The LYNNsteven Boutique in Gastown, opened early this year, challenges the definition of a well-rounded book collection.
Aug 13th, 2010
On my recent visit to Scandinavia, I observed several examples of homes with grass rooftops.
Aug 9th, 2010
So, Reykjavík elected a joke party to city council and wound up with a mayor, Jón Gnarr, who is a famous comedian in Iceland. By most accounts, the Besti flokkurinn (the Best Party) won as a big f-...
Aug 9th, 2010
After remaining largely dark over the past couple of years, the Vogue Theatre on Granville Street in Downtown Vancouver is making its way back into the limelight.
May 18th, 2010
But a volatile economy and weird banking practices do. Read more about Icelandic culture, community, and the ongoing relationship between the people and the Eyjafjallajökull eruption---the nation...
May 16th, 2010
I would give up the pot of gold if I could keep the rainbow. That is, the Rainbow Chair.
Apr 23rd, 2010
As airline disruptions come home to Iceland, VO blogger Stephanie Orford gets stranded in a small town, along with a pack of rumpled air travelers. But at least there're hot dogs, Orford reports...
Apr 18th, 2010
The news shows farmers herding their animals into barns. Sheep that were once wooly white look like they were born gray. Wild birds are flying into homes and barns, apparently also trying to take refu
Apr 15th, 2010
In Iceland, people are pretty chuffed about their volcanic eruption. Maybe it's kind of equivalent to Vancouverites' attitude toward the rain, except with molten lava and ash.
Apr 15th, 2010
The volcano, called Eyjafjallajokull, began erupting early Wednesday morning, beneath a glacier in southern Iceland, and is already causing major flooding in surrounding areas. In areas surrounding...
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