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Now take a minute, can you hear it?

I'm continuing our look at some moments from the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. It takes place this coming Sunday, and will be broadcast on...
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Everybody dancing and that’s great

So I'm going random again. You must love it when I do that. And as Junior Eurovision is imminent, it's a random video from...
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Can you pass me the salt?

What's this you ask? A random video that doesn't fit the norm? Why have I picked this song? Well, my reasons are several. First, I've...
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19 November – No more, no more, no more, no more

It's always worth remembering that our favourite TV show is a contest for writers, not just performers. So maybe it's time it made more...
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Has Phil finally got something right in these previews?

So what on Earth has Phil got to say about the final set of 5 little darlings from across Europe - Does he like...
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18 November – You’ll soon come by for another try

Today's lyric sums up what all of us know with dread sometimes. That performer who possibly didn't quite sing as well as they wanted...
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17 November – Look at all my thoughts, they’re swaying, they’re staggering

I went on the other day about English being here there and everywhere. Of course, English hasn't always been the prime language used in...
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16 November – Take a leap of faith

Who says we just pick those obscure songs from decades no-one remembers. The ones where you can understand why they sank without trace. But we...
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15 November – Nana nana nai na nana…

Our favourite TV show isn't just about singing, despite the name. It's about how an act looks, dresses and moves. Sometimes it helps to...
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14 November – It seems I’m losing my mind

It seems that English rules these days. No, not the (sub-)national entity. I mean the language. It's rampant in the presentation of the shows....