NettyRoyal 20th Website Anniversary
Lately I received some new additions to my small royal postcard collection again. A friend from Sweden sent me a lot of lovely new postcards of the Swedish royal family. I also received the great book about the royal wedding dresses exhibition in Sweden not so long ago. Yesterday an American friend sent me great […]
The postman just brought lovely mail from the UK. I for once thought about it sending a card to congratulate Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank with their marriage on 12 October 2018. They returned my best wishes with an absolutely wonderful (and big format) card. I am just amazed I got a reply […]
On Monday 31 October 2005 at 1.46am a Princess was born by C-section at the Clínica Ruber Internacional de Madrid, after a pregnancy of 37 weeks. She was 47 cm tall and weighed 3,540 grams. The then Prince of Asturias, Felipe, and his wife Letizia named their firstborn child Leonor. Although the name has an […]
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 […]
For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online AUSTRIA Author: James Longo. Title: Hitler and the Habsburgs. The Fuhrer’s vendetta against the Austrian royals. Published: 6 November 2018 by Diversion Books. Language: English. AUSTRIA Author: Sabine Weiss. Title: Maximilian I. – […]
The TV-channel MTV on Wednesday 7 November (10pm British time) comes with a new reality show called “The Royal World“, which has six episodes, the final one to be aired on Wednesday 12 December. I think MTV will also broadcast this in Australia as off 8 November, so you might be able to see it […]
Lately the British online media is full of articles claiming to know all about royal protocol, rules (I’d prefer to call it guidelines though), etiquette and dress code. When reading these articles you really wonder what these journalists know about the subject and whether they are correct. Not that I am an expert, but I […]
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Netty Leistra, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Royalty-watcher since 1980. Royalty-journalist since about 1999.
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