Posts Tagged ‘eurovision

18
May
13

EuroTravesty

Today was a dark day in European history – Ireland finished last in the Eurovision Song Contest ….. out of 26 countries ….. with this epic tune.

They got five points, just 276 fewer than the winners, Denmark.

Their only votes came from Cyprus (2), Sweden (2) and the UK (1) – nothing from Greece, for example, which Ireland will remember next time there’s a European Union vote on bailing them out.

This is the musical equivalent of the fall of the Roman Empire, because Ireland have won more Eurovision Song Contests than any other country in the entire, total and complete history of Europe.

What’s gone wrong? Democracy, that’s what. Before the break up of the Soviet Union, everything was fine, Ireland kept winning, but then about 95,000 new Eastern European countries won independence, got to enter the Eurovision Song Contest, didn’t like Ireland’s music, gave them no votes, and that was that.

So tonight I say: “Mr. Gorbachev, put that wall back up.”

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22
May
12

Grannies rock

Woot! The Russian Grannies have reached the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 😕

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Okay, back to business – Wednesday:

7:00 AM: PBO departs the White House

10:30: Arrives in Colorado Springs, Colorado

12:00: Delivers the commencement address at the United States Air Force Academy

3:30: Departs Colorado Springs en route Denver

4:00: Arrives in Denver

5:35: Delivers remarks at a campaign event

6:35: Departs Denver en route Mountain View, California

9:10: Arrives in Mountain View

10:20: Delivers remarks at a campaign event

Thursday: PBO attends a campaign event in Palo Alto, California. He will then travel to the Newton, Iowa, area to deliver remarks on the economy at an official event. Later, the President will attend a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, before returning to Washington, DC, in the evening.

Friday: The President will attend meetings at the White House.

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Hiya everyone, sorry I wasn’t able to be around today, it all got a bit busy, but normal service will – I hope – resume tomorrow. Now, go click the Russian grannies’ video again.

PS PBO’s Irish friends Jedward are through to the final too 😎

(Why am I telling you this? I have no idea)




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