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Crowned!
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Crowned!

I am not always fond of all these digital additions to museums nowadays. But the Diamond Museum in Amsterdam had a computer on which you could take a picture of yourself and crown yourself with one of a few digital crowns or tiaras. Here the result! The tiara or crown used to belong to the […]

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NettyRoyal Blog and you!
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NettyRoyal Blog and you!

For years I wondered what to do with this blog. Life’s of course changing, and where I had lots of time when starting my website nettyroyal.nl in 1998, some years later I spent all my evenings behind my computer. As I was working almost fulltime during the day I had to update my website in […]

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Back in Time (2)
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Back in Time (2)

Thought it would be fun scanning a few more old pictures. Here am I with my mother and sister at the Muiderslot in the Summer of 1983. It seems to have been the Summer I took my first own pictures with the camera of a friend of my parents. During the holidays we spent some […]

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I am dreaming of …
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I am dreaming of …

Last weekend I visited the holiday fair “Reis!” in the Martiniplaza in Groningen. A nice way to discover new places, learn about new cultures and dream of the places you want to visit one day. Everybody who likes to travel, probably knows what I am talking about. Saving some money and go to places you […]

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My Royal Plans for 2017
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My Royal Plans for 2017

There are always plans. For 2017 I have planned a trip to London and Windsor (Legoland, not the Castle!). Luckily this is just in the period Kensington Palace remembers Princess Diana, who died 20 years ago. Hope to meet at least one of my royalty friends in London. I surely want to go to the […]

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Back in Time (1)
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Back in Time (1)

Which one was the first castle I ever visited? I wouldn’t know. But according to my photo album in the Summer of 1981, when I was almost 8 years old, my parents, my younger sister and I visited the Radboud Castle in Medemblik, The Netherlands. If not the first, it was at least one of […]

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Oops … The Life of a Castleholic 2016
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Oops … The Life of a Castleholic 2016

This afternoon Castleholic‘s Svenja said on Twitter: “I just did the maths for an upcoming post: I visited 19 castles and palaces this year – at what point do you start calling it an addiction?” History of Royal Women‘s Moniek replied: “I visited 42 things, of which 22 were a castle or palace. I am […]

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