Death of Ari Behn

For some odd reason or another, it has been my Dad who has informed me of the death of the royal exes. First Diana in 1997, and now Ari Behn in 2019. Odd, because he’s really not hugely into monarchy as a concept or as a reality. But anyway, Ari Behn – former spouse of… Continue reading Death of Ari Behn

Mette-Marit’s continued history of ailments

In 2013, I posted about the Crown Princess’ history of ailments and unfortunate accidents. (Some of you have supplied updates in the comments on that post.) Today, she, her husband and her doctor revealed in an interview (as well as in a press release from the court) that she has been diagnosed with chronic pulmonary… Continue reading Mette-Marit’s continued history of ailments

Royalty

I was talking to someone on Tumblr the other day about the special project with royal biographies, we did over at The Royal Forums when the Norwegian monarchy turned 100. That was in 2005. I suddenly realised that that is 13 years ago. People are on the Internet now, joining social media (legally), who were… Continue reading Royalty

Märtha Louise and Ari Behn to divorce – translation of official press release

Princess Märtha Louise and Ari Behn have decided to leave each other. (press release in Norwegian here) Princess Märtha Louise and Ari Behn got married in Nidarosdomen in Trondheim on May 24th, 2002. They have Maud Angelica Behn, born 29. April 2003, Leah Isadora Behn, born 8. April 2005, and Emma Tallulah Behn, born 29.… Continue reading Märtha Louise and Ari Behn to divorce – translation of official press release

Advent calendar: Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

One of the royal biographies I read this year was Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie. If you are into history, women in history or royalty, I heartily recommend it. It took me some time to get through after the initial first pages, but that was more due to personal lack… Continue reading Advent calendar: Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Victoria expecting second child

The Swedish court announced on Instagram that Crown Princess Victoria is expecting her second child – due in March.   Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel are happy to announce that The Crown Princess is expecting their second child. The birth is expected to take place in March of 2016. No changes… Continue reading Victoria expecting second child

2048

Have you heard of the game 2048? It is addictive. And then come the rip-offs – some are funny, like the BBC Sherlock edition. Or even more difficult, like the Tetris version. You can also make your own version of the game – I made an Alphabet one.  And then I thought of the possible royal… Continue reading 2048