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    Unique England: The Kington Langley Scarecrow Competition

    England to me is personified in 3 words; beauty, history and a touch of the surreal. There really isn’t quite a country like in the whole rest of the world. (I could write thousands more words on this Island – and have done – but let’s stick to 3 for the sake of this post not topping out at 18,000 words.) Enter stage right the annual Kington Langley Scarecrow Competition.

    England Secrets Wiltshire Scarecrow Festival Kington Langley Adventures of a London Kiwi

    From intrepid explorers conquering the globe, to the sheer satisfaction taken in a well-made cup of tea England is a nation that has fascinated me for over a decade now(!), not least for the curious festivals that you find.

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    A day at Calcot Manor, Gloucestershire

    Isn’t it funny how sometimes time crawls to a stop, a pace worthy of a teenage snail having to do chores, but at other times it gallops faster than a Grand National winner crossing the finish line?

    Review Luxury Hotel Calot Manot Spa Gumstool Inn Gloucestershire Adventures of a London Kiwi

    Case in point: when we found out that Polly was coming home for Christmas from Qatar, it seemed to take forever for those months to crawl past, and yet the half dozen or so hours that we spent chatting with her gathered around a table of the Gumstool Inn at Calcot Manor seemed to hurtle past. It just isn’t fair, is it? Why can’t we choose the pace of our seconds, minutes and hours?

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