Birthday dream for a history geek

On my birthday morning I was awoken with breakfast in bed, to get some energy, because my husband was taking me out for a walk...¬†somewhere... He wouldn't say! Side note: Being the luckiest girl in the world, for my birthday, I got a brand new beautiful camera, which obviously travels with me almost everywhere now,... Continue Reading →

When I re-visited the Ashmolean

You can live in the most beautiful city in the world, but with the busy daily routine, you might find it quite hard to enjoy all the cultural treasures right on your doorstep. However, as soon as you have friends or family coming over, you know it's the time to do some museum outings. My... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Oxford

No matter which part of Oxford you live in, there always will be a park nearby. I live five minutes walk from Hinksey Park, which has a lake, a boating lake, tennis courts and even an outdoor pool. The other day I was running in the evening and just got a little overwhelmed by the... Continue Reading →

Alice in Wonderland

Did you know that Alice, from 'Alice's adventures in Wonderland' was from Oxford? Alice Liddell was the daughter of the Dean at Christ Church, who was a friend of Charles Dogson (pen-name - Lewis Carroll), who taught mathematics at the Christ Church College. Dogdon spent a lot of time with Alice and her siblings, which... Continue Reading →

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