Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Birthdays

It’s a happy birthday to our favourite Eurovision people, living and dead.

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...

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...

17 November – Look at all my thoughts, they’re swaying, they’re...

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...

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...

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...

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....

13 November – There is a fog of smoke everywhere

Many names fill the annals of the history of our favourite TV show. Some of them keep coming back wanting all the glory. Cough...

11 November – Lest we forget

In a change to the usual inanity of birthdays, I'm just going to leave this one here today.

10 November – You and I will know how to dance

There must be some golden rules when going on to a Eurovision stage. For example, always make sure you know where the camera is....

6 November – Is it so wrong to be hungry

Yes that's hungry, not Hungary. Did you see what I did there? Of course, there's nothing wrong with the Magyarország as such, but it...