A show and no snow

So to Saturday evening, and the main event – at least as far as Eurovision fans are concerned. And Estonia takes thing seriously, with a short and sweet TV show lasting three and a half hours. The Saku Arena holds about 5,000 people and the TV show resembles something like the X Factor, at least…

From showbiz to snowbiz

By the time we escape from the rehearsals of Eesti Laul, it’s been snowing, which gives Tallinn a pretty feel about it. Unlike the UK, several millimetres of snow doesn’t bring the whole city to a halt. That’s before we see the probable winners of this year’s contest, Traffic. Among the selection of power ballads…

Oh go on then…

It’s some years since I first did this, and it’s always been something I thought I’d return to one day. Except the last time was in Malta, where the sun shines in February and all is well with the world. It’s just as well that much of the next three days will be spent indoors,…