Grant and I went to see “The Girl Who Played With Fire” at the Dendy in Newtown, this afternoon. It’s the second film in the Stieg Larsson “Millenium” trilogy that has already screened on Swedish TV, but which has been […]
It’s been years since I’ve watched a Jamie Oliver show, although I really do quite like him. I think it’s the channel change and the variable timeslots that hasn’t allowed me to keep up with his programs. But tonight was […]
I had one of those moments tonight where I had goose-bumps at a live performance. I was watching the Swedish band, First Aid Kit, play their first-ever gig in Sydney. They’re two young women who play indie/folk/blah blah blah kind […]
After one month’s break, Swedish class resumed tonight. And unlike previous occasions which have mostly been on a Tuesday night, my group now has classes on a Wednesday night. This is the same night as “Cafe Svensson”, the Swedish community […]
…on my desk at work. Everyone has gone to Stockholm this year except me!
Sweden was, once again, the recurrent theme in my life today. The day started off simply enough with breakfast at the nearby “Book Cafe”. I’ve been there before on several occasions, but it’s normally quite busy, because the food is […]