It has been a very busy week. A royal wedding (Princess Marie-Gabrielle of Nassau and Antonius Willms), royal engagements in Württemberg (Duchess Sophie with Maximilien d’Andigné) and Japan (Princess Mako and Kei Komuro), Prince George of Cambridge’s first school day, Prince Henrik of Denmark announced suffering from dementia, and of course most royals have started […]
What I am doing on King’s Day
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 […]
It’s one of these Fridays again!
When you think that being a royalty journalist is always a relaxed profession, you are quite wrong. Today was one of these Fridays again, although luckily just for a short time. Somehow royal courts have decided some years ago that the late Friday afternoon is the best timing to send out an important press announcement. […]