IT'S A HARD LIFE
Astragal truly enjoyed visiting Scotland for Stirling 2005.
Overhearing veteran journalist Joan Bakewell, this year's celebrity judge, telling a listener why presenting the event wasn't very challenging was certainly revealing. 'It's easy, ' she said.
'Have you ever tried speaking to camera when you're standing in front of a stallion with an enormous erection and you don't know why the cameraman is laughing so much that the lens is jumping up and down? That's difficult!'