Tag: Schaumburg-Lippe

Which Royals died in 2016?
Births & Deaths, News

Which Royals died in 2016?

In Showbizz-land 2016 was quite a bad year, but how bad was it for the royal houses? Here is the complete list for 2016 thus far. It isn’t unusual only to hear about genealogical facts weeks, months or even years later. Good to see that many died at a rather old age, people in their […]

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New Royal Postcards (1)
Blog & Me, My Collection

New Royal Postcards (1)

Any royal postcard collectors among my visitors? I just have a small collection of cards, either with royals (old and new) or palaces/castles on it. My mother gave me these postcards recently, likely dating from the 1950s to the 1970s. The first black-white postcard shows the castles of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. The poststamps […]

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Music and Royals
Bits & Pieces, Miscellaneous

Music and Royals

Can you name an artist (singer, musician, group) you discovered via your love for royals? If there is one I should name it is the Norwegian singer Sissel Kyrkjebø. The first time I heard her music it was during the wedding ceremony of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn. A sad song actually, […]

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Christmas Wonderland at Bückeburg Bückeburg
News, Other News

Christmas Wonderland at Bückeburg

All pictures copyrighted by Netty Leistra Having grown up in The Netherlands, where – at least when I was young – it was rather a tradition to give presents at St Nicholas (5 December), Christmas mainly meant lots of decoration and good food. I think I was a teenager when we first visited a Christmas […]

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Eva-Benita Fürstin zu Schaumburg-Lippe (1927-2013)
Births & Deaths, News

Eva-Benita Fürstin zu Schaumburg-Lippe (1927-2013)

Photos and Copyright: Netty Leistra On Wednesday morning 8 May I heard the sad news that Eva-Benita Fürstin zu Schaumburg-Lippe née Freiin von Tiele-Winckler had died early that morning at the age of 85. She had been ill for some years already. Flags at Bückeburg Castle in Bückeburg are flying at half-mast. People are able […]

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