Lots of magazines have been published in the past week with specials about the abdication of Queen Beatrix and the investiture of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Of course the “roddelbladen” (gossip magazines) all had reports. The best ones were Weekend and Privé. The Libelle had quite a nice special that even included a photo […]
Wednesday 17 April at 8.30pm (local time). The Dutch channels NOS (Nederland 1) and RTL4 broadcasted THE interview with the future King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. Moderators Rick Nieman and Mariëlle Tweebeeke talked with the couple about their future as King and Queen.
The national committee inauguration last week said there will be a “Konigslied” (king’s song) written on the occasion, and as many people as possible should sing it on a special choosen moment on 30 April, the day Queen Beatrix will abdicate. But you wonder if it is necessary at all to spend any money on […]
Spent the past days trying to do something about my messy royal bookshelves. Not sure though how long it will take before new books want to take their place.
Another royalty weekend in Ticehurst, England. This time on 6 and 7 April, 2013, two days full of lectures. I can assure you it is much fun and you’re able to meet other royalty watchers and writers. People mainly come from Great Britain, but also from the USA, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, etc […]
A modern reigning royal house nowadays has its own website. In the United Kingdom there is not only a general website for all members of the royal family, see The British Monarchy, there also is a separate website for the heir to the throne, The Prince of Wales. That website, see The Prince of Wales […]
The Luxembourg publishing House Éditions Saint-Paul will soon come with a book about the wedding of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg. The book is written by French writer and royalty expert Stéphane Bern and will be published in French and in German. 112 Pages about the bride and groom, […]
Two weeks to go until the big wedding in Luxembourg. I am really looking forward to see Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy getting married. And of course I hope for lots of interesting royal and noble guests. The names known so far sound quite promising. You always have to wait what […]