Somehow I am never able to travel without coming back home with books. My bookshelves are completely full and I wouldn’t know where to put new ones anymore. But then […]
When I recently checked the database of my public library for a certain book, I ended up with a search for “adel” (noble). Of course I discovered a real treasure […]
Nowadays when there has been a big royal wedding there will be at least one wedding book, probably even more than one. And that has been the case already for […]
In April 2016 Princess Christina, Mrs Magnuson – the youngest sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden – published her book “Dagar på Drottningholm”. I thought actually that it […]
There are many magazines and TV-channels that sometimes report about the royals in the world. There are however just very few specialized magazines, not surprisingly they are almost all published […]
The opening weekend of the exhibition “1917. Romanovs & Revolution” at the Hermitage Amsterdam, The Netherlands, started off brilliantly. The opening was on Friday 3 February 2017 and afterwards followed […]
It took a few weeks, but it was worth the wait for the book “The Romanovs 1613-1918” by Simon Sebag Montefiore that was published in 2016. I decided to borrow […]
Nowadays a lot of information can be found online, but not everything and there are still wonderful genealogy books being published with extensive royal and noble genealogies that are a […]
As I wrote earlier this week I have been to a holiday fair here in Groningen last weekend. On Friday I received a package from Jellie of CeskySight, whom I […]
Late October 2016 the book “Juliana, vorstin in een mannenwereld” (Juliana, Queen in a men’s world) by the Dutch writer and sociologist Jolande Withuis was published by publisher De Bezige […]
The Royalty Digest Quarterly, issue 4/2016 has just been published and includes my report and pictures of the Royal Wedding in Albania in October 2016.
How could I forget I bought one more magazine and a royal book in Denmark. I don’t have all the Danish royal yearbooks, but I come close. Luckily a friend […]
I can’t help it, but when I am in Denmark, about the first thing I do is buying myself the Billed Bladet. THE magazine to read when you’re interested in […]
I have never counted them, but I must have hundreds of books, mainly about royalty. From simple booklets, picture books, biographies, autobiographies and genealogical works. Books about endless topics like […]
Not sure if anyone wants to know … reorganizing my bookshelves.