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Things I never expected to experience

1. Sitting in Belgrade while several thousand assorted people shouted out the word "Portugal" with increasing desperation 2. Saying to the person next to me...
Vânia Fernandes

So what did we learn last night?

Well.... 1. That Malta is a country that no longer seem to know how to write a song 2. That Portugal not coming out of the...

Eurovision 2008 – Second semi-final results

The second semi-final was held on 22 May 2008 The United Kingdom, France and Serbia voted in this semi-final. Draw Country Language Artist Song Place Points 01 Iceland English Euroband "This Is My Life" 8 68 02 Sweden English Charlotte Perrelli "Hero" 12 54 03 Turkey Turkish Mor...
Serviette

Serviette of Death 2

My Qualifiers are: Sweden Turkey Ukraine Latvia Croatia Denmark Hungary Malta Portugal Bulgaria Feel free to point and laugh Roy's grudging napkin of infinite hell I'm struggling to nip it down from 13 or 14 here, and...

In/Out shake it all about

Ignore the fact that the last one went really really well for us. Semi 2 is a different kettle of fish altogether. So I'm...
Kenan Doglu at Eurovision

Semi 2 business

Now then, who were good and who were poor from yesterday's first run through? Well you would expect that Ukraine are a given. The act...

Some tittle tattle

Good morrow good reader! Many apologies for the paucity of entries in the last 24. Yesterday's semi 2 rehearsal was followed by a mad rush...

Eurovision Match Report – The first semi-final

There may be some of you out there that think it was an Eastern European stitch up and your minds are not going to...

Whelmed

Not overwhelmed, neither underwhelmed. Just whelmed. It was weird sitting in a semi and not going "EH?!?!?!". A couple of shrugs of "Ooh!" but now...

About last night …

I have preconceived notions of Europe's opinions on yesterday night's shenanigans. However, I'm not going to read any of them before I write this....

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