Luckily I have work and as usual work at home, so my life hasn’t really changed thus far, apart from not having been able to really go out for more than two weeks now because of a cough. Of course I follow all news online, although – as I use Twitter for work – I […]
These are strange times. Royal engagements are cancelled or postponed, including big celebrations. Weddings are likely to be postponed too, because in many countries you can not even have guests. All we can hope for is a few royal births. There thus far is a small list of royals and nobles that personally suffered of […]
On 9 March 2020 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands arrived in Indonesia for a state visit, that will end on 13 March 2020. Because of the colonial past – Indonesia was once a Dutch colony – the visit will be a sensitive one with some tensions. That wasn’t different in 1995 when […]
If it hadn’t been for a royal wedding, I probably would never have visited the tiny, idyllic village of Panker in the north of Germany, not too far from the shores of the Baltic Sea. This in June 2006 was the scene of the wedding of Prince Philipp von Hessen and Laetitia Bechtolf. A wedding […]
Sometimes the developments on the Internet are going far too quickly. As I had a nice website it took me a while to open my own blog. When I go somewhere I still forget to create videos. And what the heck are these popular things called podcasts? I just had to search to find out […]
Royal Gatherings in London has been postponed because of Corona/Covid-19. This year’s Royal Gatherings in London will take place on 18th & 19th April 2020. Please put the dates in your diary. As usual it will take place in the auction room of Spink at 67-69 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London. The cost in […]
Do you really have nothing to do these days or are trying to keep kids busy. Here are some tips for royal crafts for young and old. If you create anything, I’d love to see the results. For the ones in Dutch or German: simply use Google Translate. Colour, create and decorate Colouring in activity […]
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Netty Leistra, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Royalty-watcher since 1980. Royalty-journalist since about 1999.
My regular website can be found at: http://www.nettyroyal.nl
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