Sunday, February 17, 2019

13 November – There is a fog of smoke everywhere

Many names fill the annals of the history of our favourite TV show. Some of them keep coming back wanting all the glory. Cough...

11 October – You dare me to face the attack

Life can imitate art sometimes. For example, I'll plant this thought: Who do you think I once saw in a food court in sunny...

6 August – I’m looking for answers

It's always tough to open a contest. All those expectant eyes on you as you launch what should be a momentous festival of glorious...

3 August – If it ain’t right, it is wrong

It's sometimes a nice thing when songs come along that everyone likes. It's maybe not their favourite. But no-one loathes it with a passion....

20 July – Just make it stop

A song like today's song is one I don't want to stop. You get them sometimes. They look a bit odd to start with...

15 July – Will I fly? Will I fall?

Eurovision isn't all about happy-slappy bouncy tunes. Amongst all the Schlager are those moody ballads. They often divide opinion. Or people like them for...

3 July – Little things, little things, to talk about the...

Were you alive in the 1970s? And if so, do you remember contests in the 1970s. Today's pick might be remembered by some people,...

15 June – There was a strong feeling to be young...

As I may have said on previous occasions, there are many performers out there who try year after year to make it to that...

Live Blog – Eurovision 2018 second semi final

It's time for 'Fanning's Folly II - This time it's personal' - and another one of those fancy little live blogs that OnEuropean visitors...

Norway: that’s how you coast through a second rehearsal

For a song that’s coming up the ranking with the bookies, I’ve seldom seen such a lack of enthusiasm amongst fans as for Alexander...