Monday, July 09, 2012

Without this man my husband would never have existed.

This is the carriage of the King of Norway Haakon VII on a visit to Paris in 1907. His Queen, Maud, was one of Queen Victoria’s many granddaughters.

During World War II, the King refused to co-operate with the Nazis and send all of the young men to labour camps. Amongst those young men was my late father-in-law, who later escaped to Great Britain and joined the Air Force. He met a young lady who was later to become my Mother-in-law...