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A wee attic space

  (Main building vs my room)

When I was younger, weekend outings for the Cheesman family often involved bundling into the Volvo, going for a long drive, and checking out open-for-inspections. 481 more words


My interests beyond Cyber Security

Although I am on the cusp of about to start a DPhil at Oxford on Cyber Security. I am still fundamentally interested in Geography and its associated sub-disciplines. 293 more words

On TRaC!

I recently spent the day as roving reporter, roaming around the home of the Williams F1 team. It was the venue for TRaC Global’s Testing and Global Approvals Conference. 28 more words

Oxford Photography Festival

I had a great day yesterday at the Oxford photographic festival. Cam back inspired, especially after listening to the great landscape photographer Charlie Waite. Tremendous portraits in the Mathematics faculty (wonderful building!) and beautiful small black and whites in St. 88 more words


Justice and Mercy

I am very glad that I am not a judge. I would, I confess, enjoy the income and status, but there are far too many aspects of the job that disqualify me absolutely. 454 more words

Daily Musings

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ashmole MS 1435

An anonymous manuscript that contains mostly academic medical texts and a large collection of over 180 magical and non-magical recipes in English and Latin in no discernible order. 118 more words

Charms, Medical

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ashmole MS 1416

Contains alchemical verses, the Fifteen Signs, recipes and experiments.

Date: s. xvin except the first 16, the last 11, and some other folios.


Medieval owners: 44 more words

Charms, Protection