Sunday, April 18, 2021

23 February – I’m praying for those who are looking for...

Did you ever envy Switzerland? Not only are they good at chocolate and cheese, but during those no-free language rule days, they had a...

11 December – Tomorrow we’ll have gardens for picking bouquets of...

What do you do if your country doesn't pick you to represent them at our favourite TV show? You find someone else who will....

5 October – Alice in Wonderland on Sunday afternoon

Our friends in Switzerland are in a curious situation. They have lots of languages to choose from, and they can confuse the average casual...

Eurovision Songs are like buses…

You turn your back for a minute and THREE of the buggers come along at once. In a time-saving exercise by this site I've decided...

15 February – Somewhere an errant plane crashes in the desert

Being first to perform on our favourite TV show must be a challenge. But at least you are first to the free bar in...

The one that got away – thankfully

Disclaimer: I had nothing to do with any of this! You know that moment when you are talking to someone you consider a close friend...

14 November – Go, until the end of the horizon

Black and white is an underrated medium. It can cover a multitude of sins, not least you can wear what garish colour you like...

3 November – I would like to stay with you looking...

In those days before the free language, did you wish that your country could sing in any language it chose? Or do you think...

8 October – But mama, she ain’t here tonight

In this column, we don't normally pick birthdays from the current year. But until May we had none on 8 October - and then...

23 September – Clap your hands, oh clap your hands

It can be nice to be the first at something. If you're Lys Assia, for example, no-one can take that first ever contest win...