This Week’s Extras

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Sweet photo of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie in hairnets while visiting a chocolaterie (Luxarazzi)

Crown Prince Haakon greeting volunteers at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer (Royal House of Norway)

Reader Sandra shared this interesting article about a Welsh milliner finding success in China (Telegraph)

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Great photos and video (here and here) of celebrations for Grand Duke Jean’s 95th birthday last weekend (Luxarazzi)

Beautiful new photos of the Norwegian royal family (see here and here) released on the occasion of the King and Queen’s Silver Jubilee (Royal House of Norway and Vorsten)

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Photo from  Jorgen Gomnæs via The Royal House of Norway


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  1. I enjoyed This Week’s Extras HatQueen. I really liked the photos of the Norwegian royal family dressed in all their finery. Congratulations to the King and Queen on their Silver Jubilee! I didn’t even know there was a Youth Olympics. The Royal photos and videos of celebrations for Grand Duke Jean’s 95th birthday last weekend were entertaining. I didn’t realise he was still alive and abdicated for his son! Happy Birthday Grand Duke Jean! The Hereditary Grand Duke and his wife looked cute in their hairnets. Hats off to the British milliner taking Beijing by storm was fascinating. How odd that a former banker became a milliner, and she is obviously a very good one too. I don’t think I will ever forget her statement, “If you’re wearing a golden lobster on your head, it’s always going to be a talking point.”

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