All posts on June 2014


Cotswolds Stone house Chipping Campden, the Cotswolds, England
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Special places in the Cotswolds, England

England is rich in centuries of fascinating history, it still has many picturesque towns throughout the country, built from the local materials available at the time, giving each area its unique ambience. The honey coloured stone of the Cotswolds defines this …

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The Deli at Daylesford Barns in the Cotswolds
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Daylesford Barns in the Cotswolds

Every so often you stumble across somewhere special, Daylesford Barns, just south of Stow-on-the-Wold, in England’s glorious Cotswold countryside is one such place. What was once a rambling array of farm buildlngs is now the home of the most incredible collection …

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English countryside in the Cotswolds near Broadway, England
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The English Countryside in summer

The rolling, English, Gloucestershire countryside; resplendent in her summer dress of emerald greens and buttercup yellows, delicately patterned with lacy, creamy, cow parsley. Small hamlets cluster together in the folds of the gentle hills as the sheep tend their lambs, dotted …

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The Fuzzy Duck in the heart of The Cotswolds, England

The Fuzzy Duck, just a few miles from Stratford-upon Avon and Chipping Campden is the most charming pub, now boasting utterly delightful accommodation (book early as there are only a few rooms and it is deservedly very popular!) and it …

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Returning to Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park was the home of the British code breaking operation during World War II and the birth place of the world’s first computer, the Colossus. The significance of the work done here can not be overstated, it shortened the …

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English Springer Spaniel puppies

Rosie, the proud, English Springer Spaniel Mummy, takes a well deserved nap, a short break from caring from her eight little ‘bundles of joy’. The vet says she is an exemplary mother, looking after her puppies beautifully! Follow Shutters & …

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An English Graduation tea
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An English afternoon tea

Is there anything more profoundly English than afternoon tea? Served only on fine, English, bone china, mine being Paragon’s Victoriana Rose, given to me on my Wedding day by a much beloved Aunt. Freshly baked scones with homemade preserves, lemon drizzle cake and …

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