Sunday, February 17, 2019

5 November – The celebration of youth and freedom

If you know your history, our friends in the United Kingdom of stuff were once masters of our favourite TV show. They didn't win...

7 October – I wish I could establish a big choir

Some days my wit deserts me. I can easily pick a song. But I can't tell an interesting story about it. It might be...

6 September – Why do we all just pretend?

I'm continuing to celebrate the forgotten songs of Eurovision. And if you think the one the other day was forgotten, then think again. Cyprus has...

I howl in the moonlight

Random time? And a nice little song to waken you up. Perhaps you've had the mother of all hangovers and all you want to...

24 June – With my grey uniform I learnt to love...

There are lots of performers who turn up to Eurovisions many times, and manage to get on the stage. Sometimes it's as a named...

It’s all about the hashtag

If you've spent the last few months under a stone, you might not know, but in this #world, you're nobody without a hashtag. And...

What does the web predict for tonight’s semi-final?

Tonight, Eurovision Song Contest fans get to settle down with the first slice of the 2018 competition. Nineteen songs will compete for ten Grand...

Cyprus – big in the hall but the stage is swallowed...

I went over to the arena to watch the first go of Cyprus. I’m a little underwhelmed, if I’m honest. We’re only allowed in...

Fue go go go!!

Eleni is up last in the first semi and she is sizzling hot in flame gold and red catsuit joined by a troupe of...

Cyprus: 17 down, one to Fuego

17 down, one to Fuego, and it is of course Cyprus. Eleni appears in a tunnel of laser cloud, clad in a golden catsuit,...