Friday, May 7, 2021

13 April – I give you love, sometimes it’s so hard

In a contest like Eurovision, it often happens that we get different songs with the same title. We even have two songs within the...

9 April – Come in our dream to make us laugh

Have you ever met your hero? That one person who made you think a particular way, or aspire to a certain lifestyle. Were you...

3 April – The password, the password, the password, the password

Things got a little odd at the turn of the century. We were trapped in Nordic/Baltic Europe after time in the eastern Med. Countries...

14 March – Since yesterday, there are countless crumbled rocks

When you look at how some countries are performing these days, it's often good to see how they got to where they are. It...

A Rare Midweek version of ” What the hell?”

Well, considering it's the last Wednesday before the end of the 2021 Eurovision Selection Season, that must mean no songs left... yes? Well HELL...

24 December – Like a silent movie that I’m not watching...

To be true to your own country's sound or not? That is the question. If you do, you get kudos in your own country...

1 December – If you talk to my mountains, my loneliness...

Our friends in Greece have an interesting relationship with our favourite TV show. Participants since 1974, they've had their ups and downs. The ups...

18 October – And if I ever fall, I’ll get up...

Our friends in the Hellenophone community used to have a torrid time of it. They'd be true to themselves and enter stuff reflecting their...

1 October – The wisest man, the king of wisdom

Our friends in Greece are having a better time at Eurovision in the 21st Century than they did in the 20th Century. Musical tastes...

9 June – We look alike as two drops of rain

Being last to perform at our favourite TV show must be at least as tricky as performing first. If you're on first, you've got...