A big handful of rehearsals from Nick

Interesting set of rehearsals so far, I think. Apart from Poland, virtually everyone seems to have been in fairly good voice and terrible clothes,...

And so to Semi Final 2 – Croatia….

... Another entry singing in a force 10 gale!! - Unlike the Slovaks that come later in this semi they actually have some sort...

Eurovision 2009 – A view from afar

Now, to my Jaded eye (do you see what I did there?), none of these looked half bad - until the last 30 seconds...

A morning of some considerable joy

Well heck to betsy if that wasn't one of my favourite three-in-a-rows in quite some time coming to this thing. Starting off with them Pirates....

Right, less us and more them

The Latvian pirates were our major reason for getting up early this morning for a 9:30 start, and I'm not sure that they were...

Wednesday morning

Well we didn't actually make it back yesterday afternoon as we were too busy sunbathing on the balcony of our new apartment and drinking...

Will this Croatian dirge ever end?

Phil: Oh Jesus, it's boring lift lobby muzak ... without the lift and without the tune. Another one for the dumper, methinks. My eyes...

Last 3 songs reviewed on leeched wireless

In brief , cos I'm hungry. Denmark - Underneath the make up, DQ's blatant attempt to get the pink vote and all the other "stuff"...

Croat – zzzzzzz – ia

I have to confess that I didn't have huge expectations of this one, and I haven't been surprised - except possibly by the sheer...

A little bit of yes, a little bit of no

I had the pleasure of sitting next to Phil Colclough, OnEurope during the UK rehearsal, which is his first sighting of it live. He...