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Monthly Run Review -- November 2015

Last month here,

A few interesting runs this month including one in London to see where Joe Meek murdered his landlady and committed suicide (and produced some of the most sublime pop music of the 60’s).   288 more words


And so to Bod

As part of our ongoing series of exchange visits between booksellers and rare book librarians – our friends and colleagues in the Rare Books and Special Collections Group (RBSCG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), a party of ABA members assembled in Oxford in mid November. 1,167 more words


A weekend in Oxford

SO for my mums birthday (6th November) I bought her a little weekend trip away to Oxford, just the two of us so we could spend some quality time together. 516 more words

Travel & Culture

MissPres News Roundup 11-30-2015

How about a quick News Roundup to ease ourselves back into work and life after what I hope was a (take your pick) quiet/relaxing/exciting/adventuresome/food-filled/family-packed Thanksgiving break in which you slept/worked in the yard/cooked/read/ate/watched football/avoided people/shopped on Black Friday/watched football (did I already say that?). 665 more words


Oxford days

Oxford days

What are years
       and days and hours
as you stroll hand-in-hand
       through the streets of Oxford
on a late November Sunday ?
       What is history… 179 more words


London Calling

Like clockwork, another blog post! I have to say that I’m a little impressed that I’ve actually followed through and managed to keep up with it for more than a week. 1,356 more words


Living with climate change

In July 2007 our home in Oxford flooded. A few days earlier, hours of torrential rain had fallen in the Cotswolds, intense as a tropical storm. 1,266 more words