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Old 10-17-2016, 02:40 PM
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Flashback to their first family Greenland postage stamp
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...land_stamp.jpg

article regarding the new pics from Hello!
Crown Princess Mary and Prince Frederik star in new family photo ahead of anniversary

the postage stamp is just too cute. love Josephine's smile.
warm pictures of the siblings together and having fun
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Old 10-17-2016, 04:38 PM
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I dont understand the rolling chair picture at all.

The pictures are lovely but there is no warmth to them, maybe it's the cold white background which makes the images looked photoshopped on.

What is to understand about it?! A small boy running wild rolling with a chair present....! Never seen it?

IMO from these photos goes great warmth and love out.
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Old 10-17-2016, 04:41 PM
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I dont understand the rolling chair picture at all.

The pictures are lovely but there is no warmth to them, maybe it's the cold white background which makes the images looked photoshopped on.
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Re the rolling chair picture - he's a boy, it has wheels, nothing more needs to be said.

Have to agree with you about the cold white background, though. But their naturalness and smiles make up for it.
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Old 10-17-2016, 05:26 PM
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Beautiful family and darling pictures.
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Old 10-18-2016, 04:49 AM
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What is to understand about it?! A small boy running wild rolling with a chair present....! Never seen it?

IMO from these photos goes great warmth and love out.

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Re the rolling chair picture - he's a boy, it has wheels, nothing more needs to be said.
Thats fine and thats normal for a young boy to do so but as official pictures, IMO thats not my cup of tea. Maybe that could've been a picture released later not as part of the official selection.
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Old 10-18-2016, 05:02 AM
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Thats fine and thats normal for a young boy to do so but as official pictures, IMO thats not my cup of tea. Maybe that could've been a picture released later not as part of the official selection.
"On the occasion of the Crown Prince Couple's copper wedding on November 14 emits Post Greenland today a new stamp. Here is the new stamp and a number of pictures from the photo session where the images for the stamp was taken."

I could be wrong, but as I see it, the stamp and the photo taken for that was "the official picture" and the photos of the kids was just added to the post as an extra, including the photo with the chair, just because it was a nice photo.

F&M probably used the opportunity to have a couple of photos taken of their children.
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Old 10-18-2016, 11:35 AM
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Daily Mail about the new stamps: Crown Princess Mary and Prince Frederik of Denmark pose in Greenland's traditional costume | Daily Mail Online
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Old 10-18-2016, 12:37 PM
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"On the occasion of the Crown Prince Couple's copper wedding on November 14 emits Post Greenland today a new stamp. Here is the new stamp and a number of pictures from the photo session where the images for the stamp was taken."

I could be wrong, but as I see it, the stamp and the photo taken for that was "the official picture" and the photos of the kids was just added to the post as an extra, including the photo with the chair, just because it was a nice photo.

F&M probably used the opportunity to have a couple of photos taken of their children.
agree.
Only the family portrait is the official picture. More info on the postage stamp
https://www.stamps.gl/en/copper-wedd...y-frederikmary
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Old 10-18-2016, 09:51 PM
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I love it! The pictures are great!
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Old 10-19-2016, 02:03 PM
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An Australian view of the new stamps. - With a glimmer in the eye: Princess Mary of Denmark latest news: 12.5 year wedding anniversary Greenland stamp released
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Old 10-19-2016, 05:48 PM
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cheeky article and Mary does look fantastic in "19 different patterns"
a small news clip from Australia about the stamp
https://twitter.com/9NewsAUS/status/788603079511998464
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Old 10-20-2016, 04:52 PM
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Peta 'slams' Danish royals for animal fur stamp photo. Peta gives the same treatment to the British royals.

William and Catherine wore fur in Canada's north and it caused 'outrage' as well

https://www.thelocal.dk/20161020/pet...imal-fur-stamp
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Old 10-21-2016, 09:00 AM
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Bah!
A bunch of fanatic ignorants, who ruin so much for serious animal protection associations.

BB writes this week that Frederik was injured at a private birthday-event for Christian - where he and some mates jumped in trampolines. - And so did Frederik...
After the fall Frederik was seen walking to the PET-car with at least one bodyguard, while he was holding a bag of ice against his neck.

- That is perhaps not the most prudent thing to do if you have hurt your neck. And both Frederik and the PET officers should know better.
But being a man and dad myself it's preferable to play hard and cool in the presence of your children (and their friends) rather than do the sensible thing and remain where you are.

BB is pretty uninformative DRF-wise this week, so scans will eventually be uploaded in the general-thread.
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Old 10-21-2016, 06:18 PM
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Perhaps their doctor-friend Christian (can´t remember the name) was with them and stayed back to look after the children, but said ok for CP Frederik to walk?
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Old 10-22-2016, 01:37 AM
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The new stamp is beautiful! I still adore the fact that all three different costumes are represented with the four children, it's such a nice tribute as opposed to normally just seeing the royals in the West Greenlandic costume. And I think we can rest assured the stamp will be very well-received on Greenland

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A bunch of fanatic ignorants, who ruin so much for serious animal protection associations.
I absolutely couldn't agree more. Especially considering using skin and fur is an integral part of Greenlandic culture going back to the Inuits who used it to survive the cold.
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Old 10-22-2016, 06:32 PM
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I think the stamps are wonderful, and I like how candid and "in the moment" they appear to be (or at least, to me). I've never made the connection before though in the photo of them together, Christian and Isabella look a lot like each other. My favourite photo is the one of the four children together.

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I absolutely couldn't agree more. Especially considering using skin and fur is an integral part of Greenlandic culture going back to the Inuits who used it to survive the cold.
That's a very good point to raise and I agree with you both. It was unnecessary for Peta to attack the CP couple about this "issue", given the circumstances.
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Old 10-23-2016, 06:57 PM
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Peta are not the credible organization they would like to be. Especially after so many outrageous claims in the past. They just sound desperate these days.

I think the photos are wonderful and warm and show the children behaving naturally. I bet they are a handful at times, as so many children can be.
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Old 10-24-2016, 12:13 PM
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The new Greenlandic stamps of the Crown Prince family are indeed wonderful

I found this picture - 10 years between these stamps of the Crown Prince family - much more children have come to the world since 2006...

https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...b3&oe=58AD7B29
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Old 10-24-2016, 05:01 PM
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(Does this belongs in this thread or in the threads of Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik? To the admits: Feel free to remove it to the correct thread )

BT newspaper's front page today: Queen Margrethe praises her daughter-in-law - I admire Mary
Ydmyg Margrethe skamroser Kronprinsesse Mary

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Queen Margrethe has never hide how how fond she is of her daugther-in-law, Crown Princess Mary, and in a new book she did not hide her admiration for her daughter-in-law's brave and tireless work for socially vulnerable - both nationally and internationally.

Queen Margrethe says she would not have the format to to that.
Denmark's Queen praise Crown Princess Mary for her social work at home with the Mary Foundation and the Crown Princess's engagement in the international working group 'Women Deliver', which globally works to give women the right to decide over her own body and sexuality.

"It is great. She can something that I really haven't could at her age," says the Queen, and continues:

"I'm glad it was not me who had to wait to be queen, so am I afraid that people would have thought that I was a rather empty shell," says the Queen.

"Well, I was become a Queen when I was the age that she has now, so it gave itself that there were things I didn't. But I could not had done them as she can. Conversely, Mary really masters to do such things, and I think that's really good!"


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BT online only gives you a short version of Margrethe's word. I read them all in the paper version on my work today, and it's a shame BT online didn't publish them all. The Queen also talks about how fond she is of Frederik and Henrik.
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New book on Crown Princess Mary to be released – Royal Central
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