My good friend, Oscar, who lives in The Netherlands (and who is an ardent monarchist like I am) sent me a lovely present, which I received this morning. I thought it was too cute not to share with you all.
It’s gorgeous, isn’t it? A silver desk standee of King William III, who was of course Stadtholder and Prince of Orange over in the Dutch Republic. Oscar is a big fan of his as well. My husband and I met up with Oscar for a memorable Chinese meal in Amsterdam, and he kindly showed us around the naughty red light district, and we’re sad we haven’t been back in over a year. It’s funny really, because only last night I was thinking about how much I missed the Netherlands…
I’ve placed my miniature William III by my picture of William and Mary, which I’m back on again after my recent dalliance with the Duke of Monmouth.
Oscar, dank je wel! 🙂
Follow Oscar on Twitter to learn everything about the Dutch royal family and more: @OscarWenceslaus