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It’s Eurovision Time Again!

by craig on May 14th 2011 in Uncategorized

Look out your lederhosen, it’s kitsch time. I heartily approve of this idea of recycling old acts rather than inventing crap new ones. Next year we should enter this:

Ahead of my Time – Eurovision

by craig on May 29th 2010 in Other

As usual, where Craig Murray treads, the rest of Europe follows in time. Of last year’s Eurovision song contest I blogged: Last night I voted for Azerbaijan because I thought the girl was seriously hot. http://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2009/05/eurovision.html Tonight I expect the rest of Europe will catch on. UPDATE In the end I voted for Armenia, as […]

Eurovision

by craig on May 17th 2009 in Other

I enjoyed the Eurovision song contest last night. I have more or less always watched it; great fun! Like many of my generation, I remember vividly watching live when ABBA first burst into our consciousness. In those days your musical director conducted the orchestra, and ABBA’s strode to the podium dressed as a silken Napoleon. […]

The Big Gay Wedding

by craig on May 11th 2014 in Uncategorized

As long term readers know, I love the Eurovision Song Contest. It is just so much fun and so resoundingly daft. Graham Norton’s comment last night, “it’s like the gay wedding I’ll never have”, summed it up rather well. We also learnt that Danish humour is impenetrable. Having once spent a week there living with […]

Pointy Hats and a Sex Goddess

by craig on May 15th 2011 in Uncategorized

This blog enjoys the Eurovision song contest – it is the only fault to which I admit. I was proud of the UK last night, because we gave 8 points to a group from Moldova who played bizarre rock while wearing nine foot pointy hats; they were accompanied, inexplicably, by a girl in a pointy […]

Celebrity Come Blogging

by craig on Jul 30th 2007 in Other

Iain Dale is organising a vote for a publication on the UK’s best political blogs. In September Harriman House will publish the 2007 Guide to Political Blogging in the UK, sponsored by APCO Online. It will contain articles on blogging by some of Britain’s leading bloggers, together with a directory of UK political blogs, and […]

Live Earth

by craig on Jul 7th 2007 in Other

I am not going to be at all cynical about Live Earth. I think it is a wonderful event which will do a huge amount to raise consciousness on global warming, and lead both to support for the green movement, and improved personal energy-saving. The benefits will far outweigh the energy use of the production, […]

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