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Old 09-02-2012, 03:13 AM
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Thanks, Iceflower

It's the first time I've seen four rifles (Garand) used as a rest for a colour.

Notice the police officer in the video of QMII arriving in Aarhus. The DRF being around delights the uniformed police in the sense that they get to wear their white caps (kasket), instead of the usual service baseball caps.
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Old 09-03-2012, 09:40 AM
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Yesterday morning, September 2nd, Queen Margrethe has unveiled the bronze gate of Viborg's Domkirke and afterwards attended the church service.



** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 **


** sn.dk gallery: Dronningen indvier port ** a facebook gallery **


** viborg-folkeblad.dk gallery: Dronningen indviede domkirkeport **
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:08 AM
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That is one hideous gate!

It looks like a muddy ground.
Considering the prize of bronze and no doubt the artist's fee as well, wasn't it possible to create something that made just a little sense?

I don't have to have a degree in art-history to know that tourist ain't going to drive for hours to look at that gate.
With a little bit of luck someone will steel and melt the gate.
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Old 09-09-2012, 01:27 AM
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About a week ago QMII attended the opening of the annual Cultural Week in Aarhus.
A Spanish (perhaps I should say a Catalan) troupe was planned to perform for her, but they got stuck in traffic and arrived late.
The Master of Ceremonies was contacted and he initially thought the schedule was too tight for QMII to see the performance.

But then they chatted to QMII's driver, who put in good word for them and when QMII left the official reception after the opening of the Cultural Week, the troupe stood ready and improvised a performance for her. In the clip you can see QMII being visibly surprised then delighted.

A good deal of this video is in English: Stædige spaniere overraskede dronningen
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Old 09-11-2012, 09:35 AM
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Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik have received German President Joachim Gauck and his partner for a lunch at Fredensborg today, September 11, 2012. Gauck is on a short first official visit to Denmark.



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** kongehuset.dk: Modtagelse af Tysklands præsident **
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About a week ago QMII attended the opening of the annual Cultural Week in Aarhus.
A Spanish (perhaps I should say a Catalan) troupe was planned to perform for her, but they got stuck in traffic and arrived late.
The Master of Ceremonies was contacted and he initially thought the schedule was too tight for QMII to see the performance.

But then they chatted to QMII's driver, who put in good word for them and when QMII left the official reception after the opening of the Cultural Week, the troupe stood ready and improvised a performance for her. In the clip you can see QMII being visibly surprised then delighted.

A good deal of this video is in English: Stædige spaniere overraskede dronningen
Thank you for this, I especially liked the Danish commentary 'NOBODY gets this close to the Queen, but for the Catalonian, it is natural!
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Old 09-15-2012, 08:56 AM
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Yesterday, September 14, Queen Margrethe attended the annual celebration of Aarhus University in Aarhus.




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** au.dk: HKH Dronning Margrethe ** translation **
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Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik attended the grape harvest at Henrik's vineyard of Caix Castle, in Caix, Cahors region, France on September 24, 2012.



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Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik attended the opening of the exhibition "Chinese visit - an imperial palace at Frederiksborg" at Frederiksborg Castle today, October 3, 2012.



** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** lehtikuva.fi gallery **


** sn.dk: Dronningen åbnede Kina-udstilling ** translation **


** kongehuset.dk gallery: Kinesisk besøg på Frederiksborg Slot **
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Prince Henrik has visited the Jutland Dragoon Regiment at the Holstebro Barracks today, October 4, 2012.



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Prince Henrik has visited the Jutland Dragoon Regiment at the Holstebro Barracks today, October 4, 2012.



** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** dagbladetringskjern.dk gallery **
Thanks, Iceflower.

Let's go through the gallery, I have the smell of webbing and oil in my nostrils again.

#1: Prince Henrik in his dress uniform as a full general in the army.

#2: Taking a look inside a Infantry Fighting Vehicle, IFV. Which is not a main battle tank, but a heavily armoured and armed tracked vehicle offering protection for infantry on the battlefield. They are new and have recently been deployed to Afghanistan.

#3, 4, 5, 6: On the shooting range. Here using the M-10 I believe. Which is a Canadian development of the M-16.

#7: The "straw" for the water container on the back.

#8: Walking next to a lieutenant General and with the chief of staff of adjutants walking behind.

#10: Notice Prince Henriks buttons.

#11: Casually talking to the crew of an IFV. The two shells in the foreground are both anti-armour. One is a HEAT = High Explosive Anti Tank and the other is a kinetic energy shell. It works in the same way as PH's bottons should they fly off and hit anything.

#13: And it appears that something actually did fly off....

#16: PH also brough an adjutant from the airforce with him. He is standing in the background.
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Thanks, Iceflower.

Let's go through the gallery, I have the smell of webbing and oil in my nostrils again.

#10: Notice Prince Henriks buttons.


thank you Muhler for your wonderful insights
and thank you Iceflower for the pictures
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:58 AM
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Yesterday afternoon Prince Henrik visited the rainforest at Jesperhus Floral Park.

And yesterday evening he attended the culture festival "Classic Day" in Holstebro and was completely in his element again as he was allowed to read six of his poems


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** holstebro.dk: Digter-prinsen på scenen i Holstebro ** translation **
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Old 10-05-2012, 04:12 AM
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Good grief! He's going to burst a suit one day! - Can you be charged with involuntary manslaugter if your buttons fly off and kill someone?

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Good grief! He's going to burst a suit one day! - Can you be charged with involuntary manslaugter if your buttons fly off and kill someone?

You are welcome, Polyesco.
The prince evidently loves his food and wine; but I like your image. Perhaps his protection officers will be issued anti button helmets!
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:56 PM
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I wonder where Prince Henrik gets his suits from, because a good tailor should be able fit a suit that would fit better....and not be a struggle to button up!
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Prince Henrik visited the Rainforest at Jesperhus resort in Nyköbing Mors, Denmark, last week, October 4. Jesperhus is the largest flowerpark in Northern Europe. The Prince Consort was a little overwhelmed by a parrot who came over and sat on his head after he had named it and its mate Melisande and Pelleas.
Picture gallery Papukaija yllätti prinssi Henrikin Jesperhusin kukkapuistossa | Lehtikuva | lehtikuva.fi
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Thanks Fairy Tale

Instant love.

No wonder, they are both colorful characters.
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Yesterday, October 10, Queen Margrethe has handed out the Queen Ingrid Research Prize at Christian IX's Palace, Amalienborg.



** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** kongehuset.dk: Overrækkelse af Dronning Ingrids Forskerpris **
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Prince Henrik visited the Rainforest at Jesperhus resort in Nyköbing Mors, Denmark, last week, October 4. Jesperhus is the largest flowerpark in Northern Europe. The Prince Consort was a little overwhelmed by a parrot who came over and sat on his head after he had named it and its mate Melisande and Pelleas.
Picture gallery Papukaija yllätti prinssi Henrikin Jesperhusin kukkapuistossa | Lehtikuva | lehtikuva.fi
thank you fairy tale

Henrik sure has a great attitude.
It reminds me of a picture, not quite like father like son but ...

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