Tuesday, October 26, 2021

17 August – I’m begging you, to lead me home

Do you ever see a performer and think "they have class"? That performer who doesn't need to try. They have a stage presence, and...

26 July – You say your name is linked to 007

Is there a language you'd love to hear more of? Maybe one that used to appear every year, but has now been supplanted by...

28 June – Oh, why can’t the clocks stop?

Do you think it's true that some languages sound easier on the ear than others? French songs did well in the early days, before...

Monty looks at Finland, Latvia, Switzerland and Denmark

Finland – first rehearsal report here I’ve timed everything wrong today, and thought we had a lunch break after Bulgaria, but it’s after Finland. It’s...

Finland – It’s good – but it’s not right

Sorry, I thought I'd done this so I stepped away for a Diet Coke and apple pie break, my apologies OnEuropeans.... This is going to...

Eurovision 2021 Week 1 Day 4 Afternoon 1 – Nick’s View

I've received a letter from a Mrs Trellis of North Wales, asking me if my reference to heading off to the virtual gym at...

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Day Four

I’m not going to lie, this is a Eurovision 2021 day I’ve not looked forward to. It’s the part of the show laden with...

Finland in being Finland shocker

I’ve often said that if there is one thing that we know for certain, it’s that Finland is always true to themselves. Blind Channel...

Finland – it’s noisy, you might like it

No time to enjoy a post-lunch lull (a bit of leftover pizza and a couple of little halloumi filled pastries, thank you very much,...

9 May – Come on and hold it, hell bent for...

In our favourite TV show, it's easy to be winners one day, tail-enders the next. Hero to zero, or vice versa. It's all good...