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Authorship

This post is just a short consideration of the meaning and problems around the concept of authorship, specifically in regards to Old English texts. Works where many have had a hand in the version which we now read and our knowledge of the history of a text is sketchy. 616 more words

Oxford

While you were busy making other plans – Part 2

First things first: I lied. In the little explanatory bit of the last post I wrote the following: “It’s a list of 10 things that go wrong when you write a thesis, so it’s a bit depressing. 1,209 more words

Here endeth

Warneford Lane (more on this stone here)

Oxford

White Nights

In French nuits blanches, white nights, are nights were you don’t sleep at all. It’s an affliction not uncommon to frequent travellers. Changing time zones, seasons, countries. 175 more words

Texas

Because I Liked You

This poem by A E Housman is one of his romantic and melancholic poems made more poignant by the fact that the great love of his life was unrequited. 119 more words

Poetry

Crowne Plaza Heythorp Park, Oxford

A weekend away with the family is always lovely, and when you’re actually spending the weekend at a spa hotel in the middle of the Oxfordshire countryside it’s twice as nice. 1,024 more words

Europe