Christian Nielsen is a journalist, copy writer and editor based in Brussels. He writes pretty much anything that takes his fancy, from the woes of travelling with kids to the dangers of antidepressants, but technology, EU affairs and science writing pay the bills.
The heroes fighting online hate speech
Anzac Day: Digging beneath the myth of the unruly Australian digger Spain’s Pegasus sports car is no myth
A new Tembo for an old museum
The road less travelled, part V: Shakespeare in Sweden
The road less travelled IV: The rich texture of the original Hamburger
The road less travelled III: The cycle of life in Groningen
The road less travelled II: Overwhelmed at Overloon
The road less travelled: Navigating without algorithms
When Mariette met Mary Economic recovery means little to Europe’s working poor
When you’re a collector… don’t give too much away
What happens when science fiction crosses into science fact? You are different
Defusing the social media timebomb The leper priest who lost his marbles
Romania’s myths, legends, warts and charms
Don’t, don’t don’t!
An ode to Google doodles
Football The box Half-baked rules undermine community spirit
The hair that binds
A knack for the exclusive non-interview
Ghost in the machine
The last word in music
Robert Mugabe and ethical tourism
Striving for imperfection
Will the real Olympics please stand up!
Greece and the euro – a Trojan tragedy
Papa’s got a secondhand car…
‘Redheads under the bed’ as a substitute for good reporting
Feeling Europe’s pain
Scandinavia: is the far right far off?
Mid-life gardening… fertile futility
Mobile revolution in the Middle East
Falling in love… too literally
Who wants to be a millionaire? I don’t (know)
Moving, not moving on?
Dumbfounded by smart-arse software
When the skies fell silent
Good news, bad ads
Pangs for simpler times
Green motoring in bloom
Facebook: consider yourself de-friended
Huff and puff brought the economic house down
Swedish idiom and the sum of all cardamom
EU election monitoring… junket, joke or both?
Rude Mediterranean awakenings
That joke isn’t funny any more
Mind your thumbspeak
Revenge of the ‘baby doomers’
Psion of things to come – technology’s curse