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


What now for Danish News in English?

I am very concerned to hear that the only English-language newspaper in Denmark, The Copenhagen Post, may not survive.  A week before Christmas all staff had their contracts terminated. I’m told that the owner, Ejvind Sandal, informed employees that if they could think of a way to fix the problems, then he might consider re-employing… Continue Reading


Digital Diplomats, Twitter and Denmark

I was invited by the British Embassy in Denmark to take part in a social media conference today called “Digital Media for Diplomatic Excellence”.  Along with three of Denmark’s most prestigious journalists (Michael Lund from DR, Margit Shabanzadeh from TV2 and Mads Brandstrup from Børsen) we discussed the rise of Twitter. While it’s big in… Continue Reading


My Real-life Borgen experience!

When I was invited to visit the Danish Parliament, Christiansborg, I didn’t think I’d get the chance to ask the Prime Minister herself a question.  But that’s what happened today.  After Helle Thorning-Schmidt had taken more than an hour’s worth of questions from the FOUR leaders of the opposition, she allowed journalists to ask more.… Continue Reading