Cafébar and Thou shalt not Waffle

I grew up in a news publishing family. This means that for me freedom of speech and, the right to freely discuss topics is a given. But, at the same time as it is a given and necessary right, it comes with responsibilities. In the end the rights and responsibilities go hand in hand with…

A volcano year

This is the time of the year when people like to look back. What was the year like? Good or bad – or, as is almost always the case, a bit of a mix? And if looking back is not your thing, newspapers run columns where specialists (of varying level of expertise) are given a…

Volcanocafe and the GDPR

You may found your inbox filled with emails over the last month or so, from companies begging you to re-subscribe to their service and with page after page of updated privacy policy documents.  This is because of a new piece of European Legislation called the GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, aimed at giving…

The Friday Update #4 (26/02/16)

Welcome to another Friday update, after last week’s sad news of the death of one of our founding members (http://www.volcanocafe.org/in-memory-of-sissel-skramstad/) we have received some positive news.   Expressen, Sweden’s largest evening newspaper has conducted a short interview with Henrik and following that, they have run two front page stories featuring articles from VC.  Firstly, they…

The Friday Update #3 (19/02/16)

Welcome to another Friday Update.  I will start with the easiest of the reports regions to write about.  Europe, North America and Africa are continuing their quiet period with no reports of any activity from these regions. ASIA This week saw a strong eruption from Zhupansovsky on the 12th of February, with  Volcano Discovery reporting…

The Friday Update #2 (12/2/16)

The Friday Update #2 (13/2/16) Firstly, a massive thank you to all the words of support from everyone. When I decided to start this project, I was unsure how it would be recieved and I have been encouraged greatly by the support shown by everyone! Europe The European volcanoes appear to be having a bit…

A New Home and light-hearted Friday post

As you will probably be aware, we had a fairly serious issue on Monday night into Tuesday, which caused the site to be taken offline.  In the light of this, we are about to move to a new and hopefully more robust server and hosting platform. “What will this mean for us?” I hear you…