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ThrowBack Thursday: A Tribute to Dr. Michael M. Stoddard

Every Thursday I post a miscellaneous blog/picture/article that I have featured in the past or an interview of an extraordinary individual.

This week’s ThrowBack Thursday: A Tribute to Dr. 296 more words


It's that time of year again! Welcome back! :)

Wow! Has this summer just FLOWN by or what?!?! It feels like we were celebrating the end of the school year, telling our Seniors goodbye, and getting ready to head off to camp at… 1,049 more words


Review – Twelfth Night, English Repertory Theatre at Oxford Castle, 30th July 2014

Mrs Chrisparkle and I were delighted to receive an invitation to attend the Press Night for the new production of Twelfth Night at the Oxford Castle, performed by the English Repertory Theatre company. 1,984 more words

Chris Sparkle

John Ruskin

JOHN RUSKIN (8/02/1819-20/01/1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian Era, also an art patron, draughtsman, water colourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.  320 more words


Oxford-Boys Hips don't Lie

You go boys! 
With their cover version of “Hips don’t Lie” ,originally by Shakira, the cappella band “Out of the Blue” drawn some serious attention when Shakira tweeted to her 26,2 million fans “Hey @ootboxford, we LOVE your a capella Shak medley!” About 2.2 millions Views on “Youtube” after only one week, that’s a juicy boost for their Charity Single “Hips Don’t lie”!  210 more words

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Over the weekend

Over the weekend they demolished three of the cooling towers at Didcot Power Station. The towers were the focal point of the view out of the spare bedroom window in our old house – a view that was a mainstay of my doctoral research. 111 more words


'So they think that I am going to explain why the verb "to Tides" should exist. But I've beaten them.'

I’ve added a few more full issues of Tides of Time to the online archive, dating from the 1994-1997 period. They are some of the larger issues published, with the size of most of the files ending up in the 20-30Mb range. 858 more words