Tag Archives: Oxford

Doors- Wolvercote

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I love doors that make me feel unsteady on my feet. This one is sloping down to the right. I promise it’s not me after a trip to the lovely pub just down the road! I am so tempted to … Continue reading

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Write On- My oh My! Just when does a bear become the main character?

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      I came across this word the other day and had no idea what it meant.  The sentence ran–He was a rather dull arctophile. Time to get out the old OED and look it up. Course if  I … Continue reading

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Black and White #4- Oxford Motor

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Little Oxford Motor Week #4 This little car was crammed into a garage. There was no getting round to the back-end of the car to see what the make or model might be. So I am just calling it my … Continue reading

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Toot Toot- Aint she a beaut!

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I have a thing for bikes and old motor cars. Bikes were easier to come by. My early cars came in little match boxes, or had the rather unglamorous moniker Dinky Cars. Not awe-inspiring when you are ten. Even so, … Continue reading

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The Morning Moan- The Oxford Market- a sad sign of demise.

It’s time for the morning moan- an opinion rant session. It’s scary how fast things change. I was only at the Oxford Market last year and wrote about how wonderful it was. This trip though, I have to say, my … Continue reading

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Tales From the City- Oxford University Parks

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I was back in Oxford on a Bank Holiday. I always vow to never travel on Bank Holidays and yet here I was thrashing my way through the crowds. The line at the Thornton’s Ice Cream window was a mile … Continue reading

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Good Morning London!

Finally the jet lag is just a memory. This flight was incredibly noisy. The galley crew sounded as if they were hammering pots and pans instead of serving up microwaved aeroplane food! My flight partner was a chap on his … Continue reading

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