Being a royal isn't always sunshine and rainbows. Just ask Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Empress Michiko, and Queen Sonja. Embed from Getty Images Norwegian Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Empress Michiko of Japan and Norway's Queen Sonja take shelter during a hail storm during the official welcoming ceremonies for the Japanese imperial couple outside the Royal Palace in… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure
Housekeeping: I know I keep promising a new Bits post, but events keep cropping up and pushing it off. It's a nice problem to have after 15 months of a royal drought, however, I know we need a new chatting place. Tomorrow! Promise. - The Bag Yesterday, May 17th, was National day in Norway. While… Continue reading Norway’s National Day Celebrations.
Back in the Cameo Defense Post, we discussed briefly the Norwegian Emerald Tiara and the fan shaped elements that replaced the pear shaped emeralds that were removed to make earrings. It made me think...which is better, before or after? Before After I prefer the original, as I think the pear emeralds balance out the honking… Continue reading Before or After – Norwegian Emerald Tiara
Welcome to a joint post! Thank you to LiL, who has written the portion about Norway's new way National Day celebrations, and to our guest author, Ween, who provided the information on the luncheon and translates (and demonstrates) the recipe for Harald's lomper. National Day the New Way (LiL) Gratulerer med dagen! Sunday was Norway's… Continue reading Norway’s National Day