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The Radcliffe Observatory - Hellenistic Athens comes to 18th Century Oxford

Last time I was inspired by the Radcliff Observatory, which stands near my place of work in Oxford, to talk about the Hellenistic building that served as its inspiration, the Tower of the Winds in Athens. 2,445 more words

Ancient History


Having travelled to many destinations on different budgets, our team can recommend various locations and accommodation to you and we have posted some ideas below to whet your appetite. 466 more words


Browns Cafe, Oxford

The cafe is located in the Covered Market which dates back to the 18th century. On its menu, you’ll find traditional English breakfast, burgers, omelettes, steaks, jacket potatoes etc , all at reasonable prices. 268 more words


Oxford Meets The South

Hootenannies are probably the single-most entertaining form of party anyone can come up with.  It’s a jam session meets a gospel revival meets a comedy show where everyone brings a handful of songs to perform that lend themselves to audience participation (and plenty of good-natured heckling).   91 more words


Sunshine on the other side by dkmaorusamuk

holywell, Oxford.

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Folio, Beautiful Folio

Did you know that Blackwell’s is the only stockist of Folio Society books in the whole of Oxford? These beautiful, luxurious hand-crafted editions of classic, iconic books are so gorgeous, it seemed like a great idea to showcase some of these beauties for you here on the blog! 178 more words


Christ Church Regatta: Champs not Chumps

So avid followers of this blog (hi Mum!) will notice that I didn’t immediately follow-up on my post about the Nephthys Regatta. Suffice to say it was a bit of a shambles. 293 more words