It is said that Midsummer is the most magical time of the year. The elves dare to come closer to the houses of the Children of Eve, the trolls adorn their tails with linden tree blossoms and honeysuckle and the supernatural violinist “Näcken” evokes strands of notes from his fiddle. Beware if you plan to … Continue reading Happy Midsummer’s Eve from Lorenzburg!
The first batch of fragrant velvet mouches from the Princely Perfumery has arrived! Now, anyone can delight in the elegance and court culture of Lorenzburg’s history! We will soon open a shop where one can purchase souvenirs, flags and, of course, velvet beauty patches from the Princely Perfumery! In ancient days sumptuary laws regulated how many of … Continue reading First batch of velvet mouches from the Princely Perfumery of Lorenzburg!
The national anthem of Lorenzburg makes references to the constellation Corona Borealis (Northern Crown) and the banner known as the Oriflamme. Here is a translation of the lyrics from Swedish into English. In the translation the meaning of the text has been prioritized over rhythm and rhymes that are present in the original language. We … Continue reading There was no fairer Tabernacle! (The national anthem of Lorenzburg)
Today is the international Down Syndrome Day, a day that is also known as Lots of Socks. Down syndrome is also known as trisomy 21, and it is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. Hence it is celebrated in the 21:st of March (21/3). The day is dedicated to … Continue reading Lots of Socks in Lorenzburg 2018!
Blazon: Argent three chevrons azure, a charge heart gules overlaid with a Lyoness statant et guardant Argent, crowned with an open crown Or and a dexter turned suckling lion cub Or. The shield crowned with a baron’s crown Proper. Dexter shield supporter a gryphon part the lion Or and part the Eagle azure, sinister shield … Continue reading Dr. Lucy Lyons is created Baroness in Lorenzburg
NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard NASA’s historic Parker Solar Probe mission launching in summer 2018. The mission will travel through the Sun’s atmosphere, facing brutal heat and radiation conditions — and your name will go along for the ride. “This probe … Continue reading Lorenzburg travels to the Sun Aboard NASA’s Parker Solar Probe
The Principality of Lorenzburg upholds the values of the Human Rights to live, love and learn safely in accordance with one’s own unique talents and interests. Sadly, these fundamental rights are being violated in many parts of the world on a daily basis. Schools and universities should be considered sacred places for learning and growing. … Continue reading March 14 & 24, April 20: Education not Execution!
Do you love polka dots and do you have a steady hand? Then you should apply for the office of Master or Mistress of the Mouche! Once worn to conceal a blemish or to create allure, the mouche (French word for “fly”)—and its specific placement on a woman’s face or neck—would become a language under … Continue reading The Office of Master or Mistress of the Mouche
It has come to H.S.H. Prince Freï’s attention that someone (probably non-resident in Lorenzburg) is creating chaos at the recycling station at Fogdemyr Street. We propose we put up a sign with an explicit coat of arms showing what may happen if one doesn’t put the rubbish in the right bin… Blazon:: “Azure an arm … Continue reading Chaos at the recycling station at Fogdemyr Street!