Unique England: The Kington Langley Scarecrow Competition

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. From intrepid explorers conquering the… View Post

A day at Calcot Manor, Gloucestershire

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? 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… View Post