Often one can get confused linguistically in terms of royal watching in a language other than English. In Spanish, whenever the King and Queen attend something together, they are referred to as the plural of King in the Court Calendar of Casa Real. (Los Reys).
Category: Other bits
King Harald at Northumbria University
I was fortunate enough to be able to see King Harald in person when he visited Northumbria University last year. Here are some pictures and a video I took of the event. Pictures and video here.
Norwegian Line of Succession
What is the line of succession in terms of the monarchy?
Emma Tallulah Behn was recently christened in the Royal Chapel in Oslo. Here is a small look at the christenings of the Behn girls.
Victoria’s wedding, cost vs. profit
Di.se had an article a while ago, which I found fascinating, and wanted to discuss. They have basically taken the potential wedding between Crown Princess Victoria and her boyfriend, Daniel Westling and calculated what they estimate to be the cost of the wedding, and the profits. Let’s take a look at their calculations:
By William’s beard
Evidently, the big topic with Prince William of Wales these days, is that he’s growing a beard. Or can’t find a razor. Whichever you think is likely. The issue seems to be when he will shave it off, as the RAF doesn’t quite see the necessity of beards in their service.
For the people who didn’t spend their education memorizing the Norwegian counties as yours truly did; Norway is divided into 19 counties – which in turn is divided into municipalities. (If you’re interested in random factoids; there are 430 municipalities.) The royal family has made a habit of making special visits to the counties,… Continue reading County visits
The Green Finger project
When Haakon and Mette-Marit were holidaying up at Svalbard, they also met with some young adults on the WWF arranged expedition “Voyage for the future.”
The Humanitarian Foundation
At the time of their wedding, Haakon and Mette-Marit started a Humanitarian foundation, which gives out a sum of money to various cases, on their wedding anniversary. Crown Prince Haakon has previously joked that this is a way for him to remember his anniversary. This year, the board of the foundation decided that the… Continue reading The Humanitarian Foundation