How The Royals Helped Starting a Christmas Tradition

During the Christmas time many people enjoy having a Christmas tree (in German: Weihnachtsbaum) – either a real or an artificial one – in the house, me included. It is strange to imagine a house at Christmas time without a tree full of the most beautiful ornaments. But where does this tradition come from and […]

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A Busy Week – Royal and Private

It has been a very busy week. A royal wedding (Princess Marie-Gabrielle of Nassau and Antonius Willms), royal engagements in Württemberg (Duchess Sophie with Maximilien d’Andigné) and Japan (Princess Mako and Kei Komuro), Prince George of Cambridge’s first school day, Prince Henrik of Denmark announced suffering from dementia, and of course most royals have started […]

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To King … Sorry, Prince Henrik of Denmark

UPDATE 6 September 2017: The Danish Royal Court announced that Prince Henrik suffers from dementia. Most recently during the late summer a series of examinations were conducted. This might lead to changes in behaviour, reaction patterns, judgement and emotional life and may therefore also affect the interaction with the outside world, it was announced. Although […]

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