This Week’s Extras

Royal Hats

Queen Margrethe repeated her lovely pale blue hat to open a Clay Ceramic Museum in Middelfart (Danish Monarchy)

Emperor Akihito carried on the tradition of planting rice at the Imperial Palace. (Imperial Family of Japan blog)

Princess Kiko wore a demure navy pillbox hat for the 1200th anniversary of the Koyasan Shingon branch of Japanese Buddhism (Imperial Family Of Japan)

Prince Michael of Kent, Honorary Admiral of Association of Dunkirk Little Ships, viewed the Dunkirk 75 flotilla from HMS Trumpeter on Thursday (Ministry of Defence)

The Chelsea Royal Hospital Grounds is home to both the Chelsea Flower show and the Chelsea Pensioners- learn more about this group (and their wonderful tricorne hats) in this great article  (Royal Central)

Royal Hats

Prince Harry’s Sentebale garden at the Chelsea Flower show brought rave reviews from critics, family members and his proud granny (The Daily Mail). Watch his interview with the BBC here.