Tuesday, October 26, 2021

And that’s all folks….

There's only 9 today. Sigh of relief that we don't have to do 15 like the bad old days :-) We shall be departing shortly...

There are times in this contest where …

... you just have to stand up and admit you were wrong. This, Europe, is one of those moments. For months I was of the opinion...

Eurovision 2009: A Franko’s eye view of semi 1 dress

Montenegro - With the exception of a new shorter better frock and the addition of a chair prop, this hasn't changed much since the...

They do things differently round here

At least they do on the street where we live ... There are HUNDREDS of people waiting for the parade to start - we live...

Just when you think it can’t get worse

We attempted to make sense of a Russian box office. On the foolish quest to get a ticket for the semi final dress rehearsal...

Day 1 – the view from the UK.

It's actually quite a relief just to be watching one final run through from each session, rather than trying to give each song 40...

Bella – Rus

Franko: What I hear you cry. Where is Belgium? Alas they have suffered the same fate as us in the accreditation queue and are...

For God’s Sak-is…..

It appears his contraption now works - still no greek flag on it (edit - it has now)- but it opens up and he...

Agents of moo moo – La Swiss

Franko: This does everything it says on the tin. Well known rock band performing a safe song as though they were in a gig...

The devil wears Hush Puppies?

Phil: Well it seems so here ... It's a song about shoes that is very very silly indeed. A complete waste of three minutes...