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Old 12-09-2016, 03:57 AM
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Paola looks so chic with white hair
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Old 12-09-2016, 08:42 AM
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You know Prince Albert de Liège always opened officialy the "Salon de l' Auto" and then came back privately to see some great cars. I was told that King Bausouin did the same.
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Oh yes, Baudouin was really into cars as a younger man and had a beautiful 1955 Aston Martin DB2 4 3.0-Litre Sports Saloon that was completely restored and it was sold at Bonhams for €333,500 in 2011.

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On December 6 Queen Paola and King Albert attended the Queen Paola Foundation Christmas Concert in Brussels:


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Old 12-10-2016, 04:16 AM
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On December 6 Queen Paola and King Albert attended the Queen Paola Foundation Christmas Concert in Brussels:


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The Queen looks good. Wonderful jewels also.
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Old 12-10-2016, 07:31 AM
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Thanks for Sharing. The Queen kissed the widow of Archduke Rodolphe of Habsbourg.
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Old 12-10-2016, 08:07 AM
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Nice to see Archduchess Rodolphe as well.
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Old 12-13-2016, 08:21 AM
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4 Attendences before living Belgium for Christmas and not have to attend the Christmas Concert.
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Old 12-28-2016, 12:25 PM
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Queen Paola has been hospitalized after she has fallen. She has some injuries at her spinal column.

https://www.monarchie.be/nl/agenda/h...koningin-paola
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Old 12-28-2016, 01:17 PM
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oh my...the article mentiones that she'll take several months to recover...
sounds like a nasty fall..
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Old 12-28-2016, 01:37 PM
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Oh dear, another queen in hospital
I hope that Paola recovers soon.
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Old 12-28-2016, 01:48 PM
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At Paola's age this is very worrisome, concerning news, especially on top of her other reported health problems.

I hope all goes well with her.
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Old 12-28-2016, 01:54 PM
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Wow. Really been a harsh few weeks for the older royals. Sonja, Elizabeth, Jean, Silvia and now Paola. If I was superstitious I would be worried about treads of Sofia, Beatrix or margrethe popping up soon

Falls at thus age are always risky, and take longer to heal. Wishing her a smooth recovery
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Old 12-28-2016, 01:57 PM
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Yes it is a nasty fall. It will take months.
This is sad news for our former Monarchs because King Albert II suffers from distability himself and always needs the Queen's help.
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Old 12-28-2016, 02:01 PM
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Oh dear, another queen in hospital
I hope that Paola recovers soon.
Just what I was thinking too,wishing Her Majesty a speedy recovery!
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Old 12-28-2016, 03:43 PM
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Yep, not the best Christmas season for our Queens.
I bet Queen Sofia is touching wood like there's no tomorrow!

Wish Queen Paola a fast recovery.
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On the news they said she has a fractured vertebra, but no neurological consequences.
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Old 12-29-2016, 09:12 AM
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Very alarming tendency
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Old 12-29-2016, 06:20 PM
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Wonderful pic and it's nice to see them visiting the Queen
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