Ha, ha, what you all find when being busy with your folders full of (royal) pictures and videos. This video was created by a friend of mine on 13 May 2004 while we were waiting at Christiansborg, Copenhagen. We were playing with the video function of her digital camera a bit, as it was at […]
Often people wonder: you go to all these wonderful events. How do you do that? The first thing of course you need is a date and a place for the event, preferably including the starting time. Whether it is a simple engagement by one or more royals or a royal wedding, that are the most […]
My first foreign castle visit took place in July 1984. During our vacation on a camping in Hardenberg, The Netherlands, we for the first time really crossed the border. A very special event for us. In April we had been in Weerselo for a few days celebrating my parents 12 1/2 wedding anniversary and couldn’t […]
And I am of course curious why. Up to three answers allowed.
King’s Day, 27 April: when some of my colleagues – royalty journalists – follow the Dutch royals closely today, during their visit to Tilburg, and many other Dutch people celebrate a day off, I sit at home behind my computer working. Not always to my delight, but necessary. I am working as a royalty journalist […]
Recently I inherited three commemorative plates. They are rather old but still in an almost perfect state. Online I found a bit more information about them. I wonder how much they’re worth, but luckily (or not) for me they don’t seem to be as rare as I thought they might be. But maybe someone can […]
Nothing is worse than already having booked hotel and train/plane in advance of a wedding, and then new details come to light. It actually happened to me almost ten years ago. I had already booked an early train on Thursday morning to get to Bückeburg in time for the wedding of Alexander Fürst zu Schaumburg-Lippe, […]
At least I hope so. But someone tried out yesterday and it seems to work again. Guess I had overdone the settings for commenting on this blog a bit. Had another good look and changed one tiny thing. It should be possible now to comment on posts again. If it still doesn’t work, please let […]