Now you remind me of something I’ll never have

Random time again, and I've gone back to 2017. It was a year when there were some surprise non-qualifiers. You might not think that today's...

19 April – Good thoughts melt the ice

You wonder why some countries have lost their way. Those troupers that have been trying for years with a small degree of success. Then...

17 April – Until a voice came through into my head

I mentioned people who came back for a second try yesterday. There have been plenty of them, with varying degrees of success. You must...

16 April – I’m still yours, you’re still mine

It may come as a surprise to some people out there, but there were Eurovision Song Contests in the 20th Century. A tall story...

15 April – Got it deep inside

It seems I'm stuck in semi-final limbo at the moment. Yes, I could have picked other birthdays today, but sometimes those unlucky semi-finalists are...

13 April – Cold and dim are the skies

As you will have read yesterday, some decent songs stay in the semi-finals. Some dross rightly remain there too, but it just shows how...

12 April – Your kiss is like a, like a

Eurovision isn't all about winning. For every winner these days, there are around 40 who don't win. And a proportion of them don't even...

How many people are awake

I've dispensed with the birthdays today and gone for a random video. I know you like them occasionally, and it gives me the chance...

10 April – We gonna ra-pa-pap, ra-pa-pap

OK, I went for quirky yesterday. I might have gone safer today. Or I might have gone quirkier today. Or I might have picked...

9 April – Let’s experience your stories again

I know you like quirky here. I hesitate in using the term 'novelty' as no-one wants to be seen as a novelty. But quirky...