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Inside the Radcliffe Camera

The Bodleian library’s Radcliffe Camera is possibly the most iconic landmark in Oxford. No matter what the weather, all through the year, the tiny square around it is full of tourists pointing cameras and phones reverentially. 641 more words


Three Rules

The Radcliffe Camera

When you get your Bodleian Library card, you may expect the run-of-the-mill process in which your zoned-out librarian misspells your name on a piece of plastic which you somehow can never find come time to check out books. 365 more words

A Short Jaunt to Oxford

This past week I had the opportunity to spend a day and a half in Oxford. Visiting the University of Oxford has been a nerdy little dream of mine for as long as I can imagine. 1,571 more words


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Sketching in the stairs of Weston Library  (part of Bodleian) last month in a still EU member country. Oxford  voted against Brexit. There was a correlation between higher education and Remain vote. 36 more words


Shakespeare's Dead

It can seem a bit morbid to celebrate the anniversary of someone’s death.

The University of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, however, have decided to mark the 400th anniversary of the death William Shakespeare with an exhibition about death itself. 1,123 more words