I am one sad cat! Because I had a wound at my back near my tail, that after two weeks started bleeding again, Netty decided to take me to the vet today. Very bad idea! First the female neighbour nextdoor came and tried to get me in the cat basket with some food. I didn’t […]
On Tuesday 18 February 1947 at 2.24am a little princess was born at the Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, The Netherlands. Later that day her father Prince Bernhard told in a radio progarmme that Princess Juliana was doing fine. Apparently both grandmothers – Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and Princess Armgard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld – were present. […]
On Friday morning 16 August 2019 the Government Information Service (RVD) in name of King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Beatrix announced the death of Princess Christina of the Netherlands that morning at the complex of Palace Noordeinde (not in the palace itself, but in her apartment above the stables) in The Hague. She had […]
Ever since Palace Noordeinde in Den Haag opened its doors in 2016 I receive questions about the summer opening and how to get tickets. Keep your eyes open towards the end of June, as only then it thus far has been announced when exactly the palace and the royal stables open their doors for the […]
Recentelijk ontving ik de Nederlandse versie van een boek, dat oorspronkelijk in het Engels werd gepubliceerd door HarperCollins Publishers Ltd in 2016 als “The Victoria Letters: The Official Companion to the ITV Victoria Series“, geschreven door Helen Rappaport, met een voorwoord door Daisy Goodwin. De Nederlandse versie “Het boek bij de tv-serie. Victoria de jonge […]
Years ago, when neither the Duchess of Sussex, nor the Duchess of Cambridge were dominating the royal world, and even their mother-in-law Princess Diana was still to be born, a very young European Princess caught the attention of the media worldwide. Younger royalty watchers might not know the name anymore of Princess Ira von Fürstenberg, […]
Queen Elizabeth II today receives her new (14th) Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Yesterday, Tuesday 23 July, he was elected the new Conservative leader. The Queen invites him to form a government today, by saying yes he is officially the new British Prime Minister. While his surname is a rather boring one, his background is quite […]
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Netty Leistra, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Royalty-watcher since 1980. Royalty-journalist since about 1999.
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