🇬🇧 Mongolian Friendship Medal

October 9, 2015

Mongolia's president Elbegdorj has bestowed upon me Mongolia's Medal of Friendship "in recognition of valuable contribution in the promotion of friendly relations and cooperation between Mongolia and the Kingdom of Denmark.” The ceremony took place in Asia House in Copenhagen with me attending via skype.

Present in Copenhagen were Mongolian and...

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🇬🇧 Not in my Name

Blog post from my stint as Incidental New Yorker, September 9, 2015

It is painful to follow events in Europe from my new
outpost. When I saw a photo the other day in one of my Danish newspapers of a
man on an overpass, literally spitting on Syrian refugees walking
below,  just off the ferry in Denmark, I felt acute pain and deep shame.
Because this is not my country – or it isn’t what I believe my...

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