I caught up with artist Lefteris Yakoumakis whose fascination with Icelandic culture and landscape has drawn him back again and again to the small town of Siglufjörður in the country's far north.
Since Dirty Harry hit the mean streets, we have become accustomed to seeing men of pensionable age save the day again and
Once again, the festival raised interesting issues and introduced me to an array of contemporary European authors I'm keen to read in English translation. However, I am also reminded that while writers from around the world want to be published in English, our response is poor.
I have to say, Utopia is simply the best television series I've watched in a long time. There are so many elements of its writing that makes it a poignant piece including the future of man kind, the secretive nature of government for our greater good and, ultimately, man's struggle for knowledge.