Embrace us Denmark!

At times it’s awkward being a foreigner in Denmark. And although many people aspire to live here, there is an anti-immigrant rhertoric. Yes, I’m from the UK where we too have a debate going on about immigration. But the language used in Denmark, often by politicians, can at times appear pretty xenophobic. On Tuesday the… Continue Reading


My 2km swim around ‘Borgen’

There are some things that make Copenhagen a truly great city in which to live. One of them is being surrounded by water and being able to swim in it.  Once a year that includes a two kilometre race along the canals of Copenhagen.  What makes this particularly special though is that it involves swimming… Continue Reading


A Year in Copenhagen

I can’t really believe it’s been twelve months since we left London for Copenhagen. But in June last year we started our new Danish life. On the whole it’s been a fantastic adventure and I personally feel it’s been one of the best decisions we’ve made as a family. That’s not to say things have… Continue Reading


Eurovision Copenhagen, here I come!

Not long to go before Eurovision 2014 takes over Copenhagen. So it was a little baffling to receive an email from the organisers telling me that both my Danish cameraman and I had had our application for press passes declined (we are representing Al Jazeera English).  Am I that much of a threat?  Afterall, I’ve… Continue Reading