Every year with Christmas there is a small list of royals – up to 15 – who receive a Christmas card from me. Because I like them, find them interesting and they send a card back. I wouldn’t send cards to royals I have never heard of, just because they send something. The royal families […]
On 13 Januar 2019 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, with their daughters Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane, officially moved in to Palace Huis ten Bosch in The Hague. After their marriage in February 2002 Willem-Alexander and Máxima lived at Noordeinde 66 in The Hague for a while. In the Spring […]
Don’t you just love statistics? It is the big question at the end of each year in the United Kingdom and in some other monarchies too: which royal worked the hardest? With the UK as an example I have tried to calculate the engagements and public appearances of the Dutch royals in 2018, based on […]
When you ever visit Oranjewoud near Heerenveen, The Netherlands, take your time. Follow all the direction shields to what you can see and discover all small roads and paths by bike or walking, or eventually partly by car if your less mobile. There is a lot to discover. Even when many estates have gone, there […]
Although the year has only just started one of the Dutch newspapers already calls “The Favourite” by director Yorgos Lanthimos one of the best films of 2019. Do I agree? I don’t think so, really. Let’s hope Mary, Queen of Scots, that will be in the cinema soon, will be better. The trailer certainly looks […]
Conferences, weekends, lectures … anything of interest all over the world can be reported to me and I’ll add them to the list. All year 2019 Maximilianjahr 2019 300 Years Liechtenstein Saturday 2 March & Sunday 3 March 2019 St Anne’s College, Oxford, UK – Kings and Queens Weekend Saturday 27 April & Sunday 28 […]
The year 2019 hasn’t started to well for a few fellow bloggers that I value very much for their hard work to identify designers for the clothing of many royals. UFO No More is a great blog, their post “How Much Is It Worth?” for 2018 however highly criticized and this time not only by […]
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Netty Leistra, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Royalty-watcher since 1980. Royalty-journalist since about 1999.
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