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Five reasons why Beck is the Swedish equivalent of Morse

We’ve really been enjoying Swedish drama Beck over on BBC4 this past month. It’s a very solid, watchable and entertaining adaptation of the Martin Beck novels by legendary husband-and-wife team Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. 682 mots de plus

Scandinavian Crime Drama

October 6

I thought I’d spend a little time this evening with these three records I have agreed to trade for some other stuff that I wanted: 212 mots de plus


Lollapalooza 7/4/95

The nights were very long that summer and I smoked a lot of pot. I was looking for something in my dad’s closet and came across a brick of weed. 360 mots de plus

Odetta Hartman-222

Folk music has gone through a lot of changes through the years. 2015 is a long way from the origins, but a lot of the same rules still apply now. 498 mots de plus


You’ve been on my mind
I grow fonder every day
Lose myself in time
Just thinking of your face
God only knows why it’s taken me… 730 mots de plus

My Playlist #1

(This is a series where I suggest you 5 songs from the songs that are currently playing on my playlist, tell you a bit  about them and share my favourite lyrics, if any – because over-sharing is fun. 918 mots de plus


Review: Beck (E4/5), Saturday 3rd October, BBC4

Because of the rather piecemeal way this series is being shown, when the first episode aired I was moaning about how Beck looked dated; now the Beeb is showing the final few episodes The Invasion looked all too de nos jours for comfort as the plight of migrants in Sweden’s black economy is thrown into heartbreaking relief. 947 mots de plus