All posts tagged: Austria

Eurovision 2016: Jury Final

I’m just back from the Globe and here’s your insider’s guide to the Eurovision Final. And it’s going to be AMAZING!

Post #68: Eurovision Solves Everything

My love for the Eurovision Song Contest goes way back. I am enamoured with their europop tunes, their obsession with white costumes and regionally biased voting. Here’s my favourite three-minute ultra-kitsch tunes for dancing around your living room.

Post #21: Austria

Welcome to the twenty-first post of the Great Writing Challenge of 2012. Five days a week for six months, I will be given a topic to write about. The stipulation: it must be 250 words (or more), and positive in ton Thanks to Rai for today’s topic. If you would like to suggest topics for me to write about, please email me at TheRebeccaProject [at] gmail [dot] com. I really want a piece from you about “Austria” – whatever you associate with it, be it your trip here or something completely different like what you were thinking growing up or when it first appeared on your mental screen. — Rai I cannot say for certain when the country of Austria first popped up on my mental map, but no doubt it had everything to do with the Sound of Music. Like many children in the English-speaking world, the Sound of Music was such an integral part of my childhood. And most of what I knew about Austria was framed through the eyes of that film. …