When you think that being a royalty journalist is always a relaxed profession, you are quite wrong. Today was one of these Fridays again, although luckily just for a short […]
The peppermints with the portrait of the young Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands on it is probably the most known peppermint brand of the Netherlands. In 1892 the Dutch sugar […]
There are probably many countries in the world where the national anthem plays a much bigger role than in the Netherlands. Last week the Dutch politician Sybrand van Haersma Buma […]
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Unbelievably but true, despite of not having written on this blog regularly since its start in September 2012 until December 2016 this blog reached a special milestone yesterday, 17 February […]
I guess everyone who has his/her own website or blog knows the feeling. Starting a new website or blog costs time, the same counts when you move a blog to […]
Wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s Day with a picture of my favourite bridal couple of 2016: Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians and Elia Zaharia.
When I started this blog some years ago, I didn’t do that much about it and just opened a free blog at WordPress.com. Possibilities there however are limited and when […]
I am not always fond of all these digital additions to museums nowadays. But the Diamond Museum in Amsterdam had a computer on which you could take a picture of […]
For years I wondered what to do with this blog. Life’s of course changing, and where I had lots of time when starting my website nettyroyal.nl in 1998, some years […]
Photo taken by Netty at Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, 17 December 2016.
Accidentally I found a recipe for a royal dessert, and thought it would be fun to collect some links to recipes here. Over the centuries lots of food was named […]
Part of the Lego collection of my good friend Erik has moved to the Legio-Museum in Grootegast until the end of the year. “My” Lego version, including camera, has moved […]
Recently someone gave me two old notebooks, one had supposedly been used at primary school for arithmatic, the other for presentation. Inside I found totally different things. Funny how these […]
Photos copyrighted I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw my mailbox this afternoon: King and Queen tp pay regional visit to Northwest Friesland on Monday 13 June 2016. […]