Birthdays

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

29 March – Swords, big horns and defeats are coming in

Birthdays are like buses. Some days there are none at all. Then other days you get a veritable plethora of them. That then gives...

28 March – A seed will grow and sprout

Do you remember those days when the host song always did well? It was a big thing in the 1990s, when home entry after...

24 March – So good, so divine

Today's song is seen as inspirational by some. I can see where they're coming from. This is a song about a change in life...

23 March – Seagulls inside of me

I can't believe today's song appeared on a Eurovision stage 28 years ago. I remember that contest as if it were yesterday. It was a...

22 March – It’s an overload in a disco fantasy

Now there's a lyric that's bound to get your interest. Discos? Fantasies? It could be any song that involves glitter and maybe even a...

21 March – Till I’m unbroken, unbroken

It's the first day of spring apparently. Do you feel springlike? Is your sap rising? Are you looking forward to what this season has...

20 March – I see you glow

Yesterday, I picked a song from the second Eurovision Song Contest. Today I'm coming right up to date. Well, as up to date as...

19 March – We’re fighting forward, despite head wind and...

Do you want an old song? You do? Well you're in luck. It's not only from the second Eurovision Song Contest, but it was...

18 March – What can I expect in that rocking chair?

The old Eurovision thing has captured people who have dabbled in all sorts of things outside of singing. We've had medics, lawyers and even...

17 March – Who told you that my life is a...

What's the unluckiest place to finish in a Eurovision Song Contest? It's probably 11th in a semi-final. Just think about it. You're almost up...