The idea of Royalty Having Fun might run counter to our expectations, perhaps because we’ve never had a royal family of our own, despite decades of media attempts to simulate one. For some reason, this pair of shots of Queen Máxima of the Netherlands gave me a silly grin, and I pass them on to you. The event is the 2013 opening of a park in Utrecht named for Her Majesty, last seen here resplendent in orange but on this date doing that color-block thing to considerable advantage:
And then this happened:
Be warned: the usual click-to-embiggen works here, but we’re talking 2 to 4 megabytes. Each.
Still awaiting final resolution: the question of cycling while wearing heels.