Tag Archives: Oxford

Gardens and fly through London

Our final day in Oxford was unusual – warm and sunny and the gardens beckoned. I had been promising myself time in some gardens but the weather has not been conducive. I spent some time in the Royal Botanic Gardens … Continue reading

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A little bit of cycling

Why did we come to Oxford? It is a beautiful city and it describes itself as a place of learning and culture – it is a great place for those interested in such pursuits. However, this is also the place … Continue reading

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Maudlin College

How I wish they called this College Magdalen College. It is beautiful and deserves a name that does it justice. But who am I to suggest such a thing. This college has been around for some time – founded in … Continue reading

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Oxford in an hour

We have been in Oxford for ten days and I have been a tour guide for three visitors in this time. Last week our niece Chloe and her young man came to Oxford. I saw on facebook that she was … Continue reading

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Alice’s day

On 4 July 1862 Charles Dodson, an Oxford don, took Alice Liddell and her two sisters on a boating picnic up the River Thames from Folly Bridge in Oxford. To amuse the children he told them a story about a … Continue reading

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Two different worlds of Oxford

Depending on who is walking, it takes from ten minutes to twenty minutes to walk from our apartment to the Radcliffe. The Magdalen Bridge crosses the Cherwill River and you come to a giant roundabout called The Plain. We are … Continue reading

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Oxford

We have been in Oxford for a week now. We have had no trouble with how to fill our days, however, how we fill them is quite different. This is where Keith spends his time: The Radclife Camera. One of … Continue reading

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