Category: Sweden

Welcome to Egyptology!

In the two years since my last post I’ve retired from Radio Sweden (after 40 years), and gone back to school to earn a B.A. in Egyptology. Uppsala University is the only school in Sweden to offer Egyptology, so over…

Stockholm Hosts European Baseball Tournament

This week Stockholm is hosting a qualifying tournament for the 2014 European Cup. Besides the Swedish champs, the other teams taking part are from Moscow, Vilnius, and Bern: http://www.baseballstats.eu/2014/stockholm/schedule.php Opening Day saw Moscow drubbing Bern 12-1, while Stockholm defeated Vilnius…

Netflix eclipses HBO, Amazon surrenders

Americans dream of being able to access quality TV programming without a cable subscription, and Scandinavia has been the testing ground for the coming services. There have been definate winners and losers here. Netflix has emerged as the victor. HBO…