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Hell of a week When you're being used as test object.
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Hell of a week

Few posts this year on the blog thus far, which has several reasons. After a few lovely quiet days, the royal year 2023 really started off, when on Thursday 5 January the new book by Prince Harry, “Spare”, was sold already five days earlier than planned. Hell broke loose. Thousands and thousands of articles were […]

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The year 2022 of NettyRoyal
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The year 2022 of NettyRoyal

Much less visitors for NettyRoyal in 2022 than in 2021. I suppose it is either because I posted less regularly, or people spent much less time online. Here is the (somewhat surprising) top 10 of posts in 2022: Instagram statistics for 2022: There are so many recent Christmas cards among the best liked posts, that […]

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My Highs and Lows of 2022
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My Highs and Lows of 2022

On the last day of the year it is time to reflect on 2022. After two years in which Covid-19 played a huge role in the life of people all around the world, 2022 was going to be a lot better, with much less restrictions in many countries. Unfortunately then Russia attacked Ukraine and for […]

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My Most Surprising Royal Photo
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My Most Surprising Royal Photo

The death of the Markgraf von Baden on 29 December 2022 reminded me of one of my most special royal meetings over the years. When trying to put some order in the huge amount of photos I have taken in the past 20 years or so, I came across this pre-digital photo. It is probably […]

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It is royal Christmas card time! © Casa Real
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It is royal Christmas card time!

The royals have started publishing the photos that will appear on their Christmas card this year. Below the Christmas card of the Spanish King and Queen featuring their daughters the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia in a rather autumnly setting. Furthermore the Christmas photo of the Belgian royal family has arrived, of course showing […]

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Happy Holidays 2022
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Happy Holidays 2022

The year 2022 is nearly over. Time to tell you I very much appreciate that you all visiting my blog. Some do already since the start in 1998 when it was a simple website, others have discovered it more recently. In October 2023 NettyRoyal (or Netty’s Royalty Blog as it was called in the first […]

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One weekend, two exhibitions
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One weekend, two exhibitions

For the second weekend in a row I was travelling. And as I didn’t have a lot of time during the week, the result was: no posts on the blog. Not that there is nothing to write. I just don’t have time. So, what did I do this weekend, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December […]

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Monetizing NettyRoyal
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Monetizing NettyRoyal

Already for a while I have been thinking how I could monetize my blog. In October 2023 my website will celebrate its 25th anniversary, which seems to be almost unbelievable. In all these years I have never asked for money and made it my goal to inform people better about known and unknown royal and […]

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And my name is …
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And my name is …

On my search for a name for the new cat in my life, I received tens of lovely royal suggestions. From Amalia to Beatrix/Beatrice and Diana, to Lili/Lilly, Sisi, Noor and Juliana (Juultje), Vicky, Catherine and Fabiola, Emma and Mabel, or even Duchess or Princess. In the end it was a “contest” between Lizzie, Cleo(patra) […]

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Royal Cat II
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Royal Cat II

Oh well, what to say. Someone seems to have left this poor, likely female, black cat behind when moving homes recently. I’ve also heard a story that that person took care of her, while she actually belonged to another neighbour, who recently died. But anyway, this cutie is hanging around here a lot in recent […]

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