Cleaning Party at the Forest School

Charlie’s forest school held a cleaning up party yesterday.   Parents and children gathered to help chop wood, weed beds, clean the sandpit and generally tidy up.  Afterwards  we all cooked sausages we’d brought on the smokey, open fire.  We ate them with delicious salads and bread baked by the kindergarten chef.  Pudding was apple… Continue Reading

The World’s Largest Ship

One of the things I like most about being a journalist is the access you get to some extraordinary people and events.  Yesterday was no exception.  My first job for Al Jazeera TV was boarding the Majestic Maersk – the largest ship in the world.  It’s docked in Copenhagen for the next few days and… Continue Reading

Green UN City in Copenhagen

I was lucky enough to be given a tour of the new UN building here in Copenhagen. Known as UN City it really is something to talk about. This is state-of-the-art, built to be green. So instead of air conditioning, seawater is used to cool the building – a concept that’s really taking off in… Continue Reading

Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

I love it when I discover that, yet again, I live in the happiest country in the world. This latest conclusion comes from detailed research carried out by Columbia University’s Earth Institute.  On the one hand, I feel proud that we, as a family, have made the decision to move here to Denmark.  As followers… Continue Reading

More Killings in Denmark!

Anyone who knows me well will know that I LOVE Danish dramas. The Killing and Borgen consumed two years of my life – before a move to Copenhagen was even on the cards. That was reflected in my brilliant leaving video, produced, directed and written by the great ITV News Westminster bureau. So you can… Continue Reading