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The Old House, 16th century, in Lower Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

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immigrants from Denmark, Netherlands, and Germany spoke a cluster of related dialects falling within the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. Their language began to develop its own distinctive features in isolation from the continental Germanic languages, and by 600 A.D. had developed into what we call Old English or Anglo-Saxon, covering the territory of most of modern England.

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Kayo Saito "Saito studied metal work at the Japanese Art College of Tokyo and finished her jewellery master in London, at the Royal College of Art. Her work has been regularly presented internationally, in the United Kingdom, Austria, US, Luxembourg, Portugal, the Netherlands and Japan."

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace in Kensington, Greater London - The tastes of the Dutch King of England are clearly reflected in this building, in that it has more than a passing resemblance to his own country retreat in Holland, Het Loo, near the town of Apeldoorn, but on a much smaller scale. Remodeling and enlargement was subsequently undertaken by William Kent and Nicholas Hawksmoor.

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Alford windmill and tearooms, Lincolnshire Alford windmill and tearooms, Lincolnshire Alford windmill is one of the few five-sailed windmills left in the UK. It is a working mill and produces a range of baking flours from organic wheat and rye grain. A picture of: Lincolnshire, Alford

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Periwinkle Cottage Tea Rooms, Selworthy Green, Selworthy, Somerset. One of the more realistic items on my 'to visit' list!

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Bridge of Sighs, Cambridge, UK (by Cambridge University) (All things Europe)

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