Auf Wiedersehen Vienna!

That’s it all over for another year. For once I predicted the winner – not like in 2013 when I called it for Georgia which finished 15th! Congratulations Sweden – a deserved victory. On the night though, as controversial as … Read More

All eyes on Europe!

Well, the day has finally arrived; the 60th Eurovision Song Contest is upon us! This year’s contest is hotly tipped to be a close race between favourites Sweden, Italy, Australia or Russia. I really hope the voting is close, we … Read More

Goodnight Vienna and hello London!

Eurovision 2015 kicked off in style with a slick semi-final on Tuesday where Russia received a warm reaction, one of the contest’s early favourites, Finland, failed to make it. Just goes to show that anything can happen in Eurovision. The … Read More

19/05/15 Building Bridges

It’s been an interesting few days in Vienna! On Sunday I saw the lovely Niamh Kavanagh (Ireland 1993) performing at the Euro Cafe. Niamh’s great fun and is one of the few artists where her banter is just as good … Read More

13/05/15 Vienna calling…

It’s such as cliché but it’s truly scary how time flies; Copenhagen 2014 only feels like it was a matter of weeks ago. The 60th contest is already shaping up to be an interesting one with the inclusion of Australia … Read More

05/05/15 Glasgow’s Miles Better…

…as the city branding campaign from the 1980s claimed. At the weekend I was up in Glasgow visiting friends and family. I forgot how much I miss the city; Glasgow gave me the best years of my life and it was great … Read More

29/04/15 A marathon weekend

What a busy few days it’s been! Friday saw the official EBU conference take place in BAFTA, London to mark the 60th Eurovision Song Contest. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day and whilst I was very nervous, I think my paper … Read More

17/04/15 Welcome to the new Dr. Eurovision website

With the 60th Eurovision Song Contest looming, I thought it was about time to give my website a bit of a facelift. My older blog posts will still be available at however from now on I’ll be writing my posts here. … Read More