Britain · Germany

Open Post – British State Visit to Germany (Updated Day Three)

The first state visit to another country in the reign of King Charles III is now underway. It's a bit truncated but still full of activity. Agenda King Charles and Queen Camilla will be in Germany March 29 through 31. A ceremonial welcome by President Steinmeier and Frau B├╝denbender at the Brandenburg Gate. A State… Continue reading Open Post – British State Visit to Germany (Updated Day Three)

Germany · Spain

Open Post – Spanish State Visit to Germany (Updated Day Three)

Their Majesties the King and Queen will make a state visit to the Federal Republic of Germany on October 17, 18 and 19. This trip responds to the invitation of His Excellency the President of the Republic, Frank-Walter Steinmeier.During their stay, Their Majesties the King and Queen will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign… Continue reading Open Post – Spanish State Visit to Germany (Updated Day Three)

Germany · Greece · Pocket Profiles

Pocket Profile – Frederica, Queen of the Hellenes

Friederike Luise Thyra Victoria Margarita Sophia Olga Cecilia Isabella Christa of Hanover is quite a lot to fit on a birth certificate, isn't it? Within her family, she was known as Freddie, much easier for everyday use. She was born in 1917, and the long name was indicative of her lineage. She was royal to… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Frederica, Queen of the Hellenes

Denmark · Germany

Open Post – Danish State Visit to Germany (Updated Day Three!)

We were going to wait until next week's Bits to cover this, but I saw Daisy's arrival outfit and thought I might put up a post tomorrow. Then Daisy, bless her heart, busted out a tiara, and all plans were thrown to the wind. Maybe she saw the excitement in Norway and decided that she… Continue reading Open Post – Danish State Visit to Germany (Updated Day Three!)