In recent years I get to visit Oxford maybe once or twice annually and each time I go I learn something new. This time I learned that Charles Dodgson aka Lewis Carroll was a maths master at Christchurch College. I had been wondering why so many Alice references in the area! Not least at Cafe […]
I wouldn’t normally rave about a shopping centre but Oxford’s new Westgate is designed to please those that don’t actually like malls. It also has some incredible photo opportunities from the terrace. When one says mall one thinks an indoor shopping area but this mall has see through ceilings and areas where there are no ceilings […]
I think I should insist that all over seas and domestic travellers visit Oxford , it truly is a place of dreaming spires, literary aspirations and academic reverence…… but also accessible to us mere mortals, here are the reasons why you should go whatever the English weather! The references to Alice in Wonderland whose author Charles Dodgson aka […]
I don’t get to Oxford as much as I would like but what ever the English weather there is always something different to photograph, here are a few recent pictures which made me smile.
I must be getting old as I really enjoy Radio Four now!! Recently I was beside myself to find Brideshead Revisited being dramatised over five episodes and loved revisiting this favourite book. It made me review my recent Oxford photos and all the time I was playing that sombre music in my head. How easy […]
Dismal day in December in Oxford and generally there isn’t enough light for a decent photograph with the greyish hue in the skies. However as a visitor to Oxford I am always finding something new and my recent visit was no exception as I found the University church of St Mary the Virgin open to […]
It’s the little things that often please the most. Whilst on a day trip to Oxford recently several things made me smile…….. and I’m sharing them with you! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder or so they say, so I’m saying art is in the eye of the beholder and whilst I could […]
Oxford is one of my favourite city’s and having not visited for some years a recent day trip opened my eyes up once again. If you want more information about any of the photos please leave a comment below.
If you are on the ‘overseas tour’ and find yourself with only a few hours in Oxford don’t despair, you can get a true taste if you pick the right route round the city! This guide will take in a handful of colleges, some unusual shops and cafes and the river. You will feel all […]
Bicycles are synonymous with Oxford, they are everywhere! They are the go to method of transport for many. It’s aways been a cheap way for students to get around town from digs to college and now I’m sure many locals use them to avoid traffic congestion. Walking round the city I saw lots of signs […]