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Last time I was in this room, it was the evening, there was a random ice cream van in the quad, a bar, a dance floor, and a load of random Blackwell/Wiley ex-colleagues for a party… #DivinitySchool #Oxford @lettyandtiminou @cazar001 @maxinedeadman @keirajmckee

Last time I was in this room, it was the evening, there was a random ice cream van in the quad, a bar, a dance floor, and a load of random Blackwell/Wiley ex-colleagues for a party… #DivinitySchool #Oxford @lettyandtiminou @cazar001…

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Being a tourist in your own town

Being a tourist in your own town

Today was a day for seeing family that I haven’t seen in ages, or indeed in come cases, not at all. With the exception of Olivia, I’ve not met any of my first cousins-once-removed, and only she when she was…

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Five Years To The Day

On Saturday 21 April 2007 I met Emma fro the first time. I was one week from redundancy and being replaced by a machine at Blackwells (now Wiley) and we had been emailing, on a daily basis. Five years ago…

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When Three Worlds Collide

Cycling into Oxford this morning was like entering a new city; a city that exists but once a year. It’s like a city within a city; a whole other world that has arrived overnight and taken over Oxford. The Fair…

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The Taste of Wood-baked Bread

We’ve been watching the new series of It’s Not Easy Being Green on BBC2 on Wednesday nights, with updates from the green New House Farm project. Last week, they included a piece on making your own wood-fired clay oven out…

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Idiocy

It amazes me just how many people are still using their mobiles whilst driving. I tell you, if there are any police(wo)man reading, get out there onto the Woodstock Road in Oxford. There’s one lady who’s driving all the way…

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A Sunday in Oxford

Have just been for a leisurely wander round Oxford – and even though I had my camera with me I didn’t take any photos. It seemed a bit hot for taking photos – is that possible? Thought about buying a…

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