Sunday, February 17, 2019

19 January – In the middle of the night, in the...

Control yourselves out there, it's Sweden! You know the country - soulless furniture, yummy cinnamon-based pastries, oh, and a few successes in our favourite...

19 December – I’d hold my breath ’til my face turned...

A home entry? It's about time we had one. It's always the poison chalice of Eurovision singers. But at least you'll have a lot...

11 December – I’m done, tipping on my toes

Schadenfreude. I wonder if the Germans have a word for it? To be fair, the schadenfreude relates more to the country rather than the...

Stockholm, we have a problem?

Swedish Television are on manoeuvres. They have befuddled fans of the Eurovision, who in a desperate attempt to latch onto an open and "friendly"...

Swedish TV names 2019 Eurovision hopefuls

The Swedish Eurovision national selection - Melodifestivalen - is widely regarded as one of the best. Sure, it has its critics, but in Sweden,...

17 October – Life will never be the same

Hang on to your hats. To some people, today's song comes from the only country that matters in Eurovision. No, it's not Malta, although...

3 October – Your luck can turn in a throw of...

Hold onto your hats! I've picked a birthday from Sweden today. Are you really excited? Could it be one of your favourites? Or not? Well...

Swedes kick off 2019 Eurovision selection

As national finals go, the Swedish Melodifestivalen tend to be seen as leaders of the pack. As a country, they've not done badly at...

They are dancing like whirls in a waterfall

I've picked a treat today, as this is one of my favourite Eurovision songs of all time. Would you like me to gush all...

4 July – A country without a name

As you may know, there's a country that I have a love/hate relationship with. It's because some out there in Eurovision land seem to...