Category Archives: Music & entertainment

ESC time again

Once again, after the first round of semifinals is over in the Eurovision Song Contest, one can make the claim that Finland needs a serious re-vamp of the whole thing. Finns simply don’t have a clue what this contest is … Continue reading

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Culture crunchers

We’re well into May, which means that most of the kids’ hobbies are coming to an end. Both my daughters take dance classes at Espoon tanssiopisto, so they’re part of the annual spring show, which took place today. These are usually … Continue reading

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Queen of Pop – please stop!

I’m old enough to have been around during Madonna’s first years of fame. Back then she definitely was an icon and I’m the first one to admit her positive influence on women and girls through the years. All the more sad it … Continue reading

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Song of the Day

I’ve heard this song many times before and liked it for it’s rhythm, but today I actually stopped and listened to the lyrics. And boy, they’re sharp: You say it’s not ok to be gay, well I think you’re just … Continue reading

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ESC Mania

Is there anything more hilarious than the Eurovision Song Contest? Probably not. I must admit that as a child, my knowledge of fellow European countries was largely derived from this classic TV event. Then came a few years when I … Continue reading

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