It has been another Covid-19 year. Although somewhat more was possible in 2021 than in 2020, we still lacked big royal events. And just when everybody thought it was getting better, it all went worse again. But I keep on trying to look forward positively to the new year and hopefully to many lovely royal […]
2020 has been an atypical year (as the Spanish media I follow keep on mentioning it). Royals have been working at home a lot, showed their offices, and outside often wore face masks, which looks awful on photos. We hardly had any nice royal events or big celebrations. National days were reduced or not celebrated […]
An 80th birthday wish for Queen Margrethe II
If everything had gone according to plan I would have travelled to Copenhagen, Denmark, on 12 April to celebrate the 80th birthday of Queen Margrethe II, and return home on 17 April. Unfortunately there are no celebrations, everything has been cancelled, which is totally understandable. A Dane started a great initiative: “Danmark synger for dronningen” […]
Prince(ss) for a day
Most of us will agree that it was probably the best royal engagement ever when on 22 February 2016 Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her daughter Princess Leonore received 12 sick children at the royal palace in Stockholm for a fairytale party organized by the “Min Stora Dag” Foundation. The patron of the organization made […]
Season’s Greetings 2019
Prince Harry and I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and of course Royal 2020.
The royal events I really would love to attend one day
When you have health problems that bad that you wonder if you will ever be able again to attend royal events, you wonder what is left to wish for. There are many places to travel to, although nothing that I really still have to do. There are also many events I still would love to […]
To all of you: A merry Christmas and a happy and royal 2018! Prettige Kerstdagen en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! Noflike Krystdagen en in Lokkich Nijjier Glaedelig jul og et godt nytår Frohe Weihnachten und ein glückliches Neues Jahr Hyvää Joulua ja Onnellista uutta Vuotta Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo […]
Photo taken by Netty at Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, 17 December 2016.
To all of you: A merry Christmas and a happy and royal 2013! Photos & Copyright: Netty Leistra (taken at the Fraeylemaborg in Slochteren, Netherlands, 8 December 2012)