Thursday, April 26, 2018

General

My Interview at Radio Noord

A book of course needs some promotion. This morning I was invited to the studios of the provincial radio channel Radio Noord of the province of Groningen. In the program “Babette op Noord” I talked about my hobby, my work as a royalty journalist and of course the new book “5 Jaar Koningspaar” by Bernard […]

Events

What else to do on King’s Day in Groningen?

What to do in Groningen as soon as the Dutch royal family has left the city at the end of the King’s Day celebrations 2018? Knowing the fans they’d love to have something to eat and to drink first. Lots of possibilities in the city centre. My favourites would be (if they’re open): Dinercafé Soestdijk. De […]

King’s Day – Shop Window Competition in Groningen

In the past years I almost had to search for some King’s Day related shop windows. This year, not unexpectedly, the city of Groningen has already turned into festive mood. Of course King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima and their family are coming to celebrate the day in Groningen. The business association Groningen City Club holds […]

Travel

New Plans for the Noordeinde Palace Square

I remember thinking during my last visit to The Hague, The Netherlands, last November, that the area in front of the Noordeinde Palace looks a bit shabby. It turns out there were already plans to make changes. Work has started on 15 January and it will likely take a year. There will be more space […]

Books & Media

My Interview at Radio Noord

A book of course needs some promotion. This morning I was invited to the studios of the provincial radio channel Radio Noord of the province of Groningen. In the program “Babette op Noord” I talked about my hobby, my work as a royalty journalist and of course the new book “5 Jaar Koningspaar” by Bernard […]

New Royal and Noble Books – March 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   FRANCE Author: James Naus. Title: Constructing Kingship. The Capetian monarchs of France and the early Crusades. Published: March 2018 by Manchester University Press. Language: English. FRANCE Author: Françoise Surcouf. Title: Histoire secrète des […]

Various

Marijke Muoi – Revolution in Friesland

1795, Leeuwarden, Province of Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands. The Orange-Nassau family has fled the country, the French troops have reached Friesland in February 1795. With the French as an example the patriots finally wanted to get rid of the Orange-Nassaus and the nobility. Politics were more important than ever in this period. […]

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Netty Leistra,  Groningen, The Netherlands.

Royalty-watcher since 1980. Royalty-journalist since about 1999.

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