Friday, May 25, 2018


My Royal Weddings – 20 Years Wedding Watcher

With the wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle taking place today, It is probably about time I list all royal weddings I have ever attended, in lots of ways. I have been audience, I have been able to take pictures, even as a journalist as long as you’re outside. I have attended […]


These were the Wedding Guests of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Mrs The question after each royal wedding: who was actually invited? Usually there is not a full guestlist published, so you almost never get the whole picture. So who came to the wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle, now TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, on 19 May at St George’s […]

Laurentien Met the Children’s Council in Groningen

Lucky me! I am not travelling a lot at the moment, but somehow the royals have found their way to me. We recently had King’s Day here in Groningen, and in the coming weeks both King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands have engagements here in the city, even one almost around the corner. […]


Five Beautiful Dutch Portraits on Display

On Sunday I just had enough time to pop into the Groninger Museum in my hometown Groningen. From King’s Day, 27 April 2018, until 17 May the portraits Photographer Erwin Olaf took of Queen Máxima and her daughters Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane for the 50th birthday of King Willem-Alexander, were on display […]

Books & Media

Meghan & Harry – The Royal Wedding on TV

Whether you’re in the UK, Europe, Australia or the USA. In several countries you can enjoy the wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle on 19 May 2018 on TV. Often there are already specials on TV in the days before the wedding. I would be glad if someone could add countries, channels […]

Documentary – Harry & Meghan: A Modern Royal Romance

I was asked whether I’d like to promote this nice sounding US-documentary. I have seen the screener for part 1 only, not yet the final version. But it has nice footage and takes a look at the engagement, the life and work of the late Diana Princess of Wales, Prince Harry continuing her work, the […]


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Netty Leistra,  Groningen, The Netherlands.

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

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