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Old 10-07-2008, 03:41 PM
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Ladies are great today!!! Hope to see more pics!!

I love mary's hair!! it looks relly good on her! she wears the coat she wore when she was pregnant of Isabella! it's really nice!

Marie is also very elegant!
By the way, mentioning the coat let's hope we have some baby news soon!
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Old 10-07-2008, 03:44 PM
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Joachim looks as if he is so excited to be there with Marie.
Thats what I thought too. He cares for her so well during public events.

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As for Joachim supposedly always "gazing at Mary". For one it doesn't look like he is even looking at Mary. He appears to be looking over her and further to the left(or right for him).
I have to agree, he does not seem to me to be looking at Mary.
I am not familiar with the parliament building, but is there something else he could be looking at?
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Old 10-07-2008, 03:48 PM
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Old 10-07-2008, 03:52 PM
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By the way, mentioning the coat let's hope we have some baby news soon!

Mary has worn this coat plenty of times w/o being pregnant.
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Old 10-07-2008, 04:31 PM
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Mary has worn this coat plenty of times w/o being pregnant.
Thats true, but she also wore it when she was, so let people hope

I just came back to the thread because i wanted to say that it is great to see 2 princesses - I was an occassional rather than avid royal watcher during Alexandra's time (although I have seen the pictures retrospectively); so I really enjoyed this.


Did anyone notice whether Mary was wearing her engagement ring again, by any chance?
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Old 10-07-2008, 05:24 PM
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i really don't like that 40s hairstyle mary went for. it doesn't look neat or elegant in my opinion. i have always loved that coat of hers though. i think marie was elegant and appropriate (nothing too flashy) and her updo's always look very neat. perhaps she just needs to work on her danish in order to follow these sort of events a bit better. margrethe and benedikte are both just perfect.
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Old 10-07-2008, 07:14 PM
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Old 10-07-2008, 07:46 PM
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Weird? Far from it... especially when it has happened several times before, and I'm not the only one who has noticed this not only on TRF, but other royalty sites as well.

Now that is "weird", Aurora810.

Gee, so sensitive!!!! Glad you put me in my place!

I don't care about these supposed other times he has been caught gazing at Mary. My point was that I did not agree that he is looking at Mary. But whatever! Honestly who the heck cares who he looks at. Geesh, so sorry to step on toes. This is the exact reason why I hardly ever post anymore.
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Old 10-07-2008, 08:46 PM
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Mhm... well I think that Mary and Marie genuinely like each other. Pictures can't lie they seem comfortable with each other. I'd like to see if they become close friends
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Old 10-07-2008, 09:55 PM
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Wow! This is a terrible photo of Marie. They caught her at a moment where she was either deep in thought, or bored. Poor Marie!
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Old 10-07-2008, 10:02 PM
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Well... I dare to say that the whole family looked rather bored.
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Wow! This is a terrible photo of Marie. They caught her at a moment where she was either deep in thought, or bored. Poor Marie!

She was probably having a difficult time understanding what they were talking about... Or she really was bored. But can you blame her?
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Thanks JessRulz, his pictures are great as usual, and you're right there are some very interesting expressions arent there?!
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Old 10-08-2008, 03:32 AM
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They are rather a funny lot of people, this Danish RF, aren't they? Fred is making an entrance like a popstar (and is dressed accordingly, get some lessons from your brother...), seems to forget that he is there with Mary, who shares his popstar looks and behaviour (only on her it somehow looks good, I love that coat and her hairdo), Benedikte is the epitome of Royal elegance (now that's how you dress for an occasion like this), Joachim seems to be the real King of Denmark (at least he is behaving like he is), Marie is his dim, demure and bored sidekick, who really has to grow up and to top it all off the Queen appears completely dressed in black. I know, these are not the best of economic times, but it can't be that bad! Only Henrik seems to be himself, with his usual "apres moi la déluge" look.
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Old 10-08-2008, 05:32 AM
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Queen & Prince H falling asleep whats new, cant they stay sitting up straight for once

Mary looked nice, I like the way Fred was looking at her while outside the parliment. Marie looked bored, I dont blame her though maybe it was her not understanding what was being said.

Thank you all for the pictures.
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She was probably having a difficult time understanding what they were talking about...
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Dazzling Marie looked bored, I dont blame her though maybe it was her not understanding what was being said.
If this is true, how much more embarrassing can it get. Married to a Danish prince, living off Danish taxpayers' money but cannot follow what is being said in Danish.

I'd expect a person with an average IQ to figure out that there is something wrong - so if that description fitted Marie she would have sat down months ago and and learned Danish 24/7 until she was able to understand. But what can we expect from somebody who is happy to take on an HRH title and aims to be a housewife only at the same time, I hope she was bored to death up to the degree that she woke up from the carefree life she has been leading so far.
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Old 10-08-2008, 06:58 AM
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If this is true, how much more embarrassing can it get. Married to a Danish prince, living off Danish taxpayers' money but cannot follow what is being said in Danish.

I'd expect a person with an average IQ to figure out that there is something wrong - so if that description fitted Marie she would have sat down months ago and and learned Danish 24/7 until she was able to understand. But what can we expect from somebody who is happy to take on an HRH title and aims to be a housewife only at the same time, I hope she was bored to death up to the degree that she woke up from the carefree life she has been leading so far.
Yeah, maybe it is true. But how can one seriously go from "bored look" to "not understanding" (??)
Usually they all look bored. The Queen must understand Danish for more than 65 years and still looks often "bored" at this event.
We know Marie is getting lectures, so far she had no problem with languages, speeches by politcians are usually conducted in a clear dialect-free way and with specific terms, which are often similiar in other languages...so I´d be surprised, if she didn´t understand 70% at least...
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If this is true, how much more embarrassing can it get. Married to a Danish prince, living off Danish taxpayers' money but cannot follow what is being said in Danish.

I'd expect a person with an average IQ to figure out that there is something wrong - so if that description fitted Marie she would have sat down months ago and and learned Danish 24/7 until she was able to understand. But what can we expect from somebody who is happy to take on an HRH title and aims to be a housewife only at the same time, I hope she was bored to death up to the degree that she woke up from the carefree life she has been leading so far.

Well we all know that Marie had very little Danish lessons before her wedding, so now she has to do it all. Not a very smart move if you ask me. I get the impression that she does not like all those (well, there aren't very much sofar) engagements at all. If you look at the pictures she often has that arrogant/bored look and clings to Joachim all the time. Time to grow up I guess. Are those openings of the Parlement very lengthy sessions that they all look so bored? It can't be that hard to keep up an interested look for an hour or so can it??
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In Marie's defence - that opening speech by the prime minister can bore everyone to death! I am usually interested in politics but I have still not managed to sit through the whole of these opening speeches in front of the telly!

...and then, if you have an hour or more of random still shots of persons sitting through a session of this nature, it isn't difficult to pick some where the object looks bored/uninterested/silly or what have you


Trust EkstraBladet to have captured her majesty in a weak moment http://ekstrabladet.dk/flash/kongeli...cle1067287.ece - and see the look exchanged between Frederik and Joachim
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