Saturday, December 15, 2018

Faraway in an English country garden

With our arena correspondents having wandered off to see other bits of Moscow, I'm left playing catch-up once again. Embed from Getty Images I'm not struck...

We aren’t the champions

There are those that say that the opening of the Lithuanian song is a tad too uncomfortably close to the old Queen hit. Indeed...

Woman on chair with a guitar doing not a lot of...

Nick: An unusual staging here, no animations or backdrop at all, except for a set in near darkness with the musicians in silhouette behind...

Lithuanian screens

Now then, I feel qualified to comment on this one as I saw the Lithuanian national final. The gal herself is appearing on the...

Sorry lads, you’re not …

The Lithuanians are so not the winners - but are possibly to the qualifying. It is going to get the Moldovan granny vote -...

I come bearing news from the OAKA Arena

Treble are going nowhere. The performance is pretty much what you saw in the Dutch national final and the preview video, but they sound...

Two out of three ain’t bad

Netherlands is awful and NOS should consider doing us a favour and withdrawing like they promised in 2005. This song has the potential to...

Lithuania – second time round

Well , It does appear to be growing on us - in the same way that a fungus grows on a Tree. The song...

Lithuania – and asking for the little things

Well Lithuania was very nice - the set is very dark as you will be able to see from the pictures - and, I...

In Istanbul

Well, this is a pretty kettle of pickles and no mistake. We all made it, and are now reporting LIVE from the Abdi Ipekci...