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Pontiac, Oxford & Northern Railroad Co. and the Legend of the “Polly Ann”

Local folklore states that the Pontiac, Oxford & Northern Railroad (P.O. & N) ran from September 1889 until the last service run of the full length of the line on February 9, 1984. Nicknamed the “Polly Ann”, or Poor, Old and Negle...
by Thumbwind on Dec 8, 2016

Dear Diary, Please make it stop!

Dear Holiday Diary, After a week of decorating, I still am surrounded by doodads and ditzies just begging to be made into some form of centerpiece, swag or other holiday shimmery thing. It doesn’t help that I keep looking up at my cupboards wit...
by Susie Lindau's Wild Ride on Dec 6, 2016

Tumbuhan Memiliki Kecerdasan dalam Mengambil Keputusan

Apakah Anda baru mengetahui jika tumbuhan memiliki kecerdasan dalam mengambil keputusan? Tumbuhan itu ternyata lebih cerdas dari yang pernah kita kira. The post Tumbuhan Memiliki Kecerdasan dalam Mengambil Keputusan appeared first on Masbadar.com.
by Masbadar on Aug 29, 2016

Lunchtime at The Longwall Beefeater Oxford

I really haven’t been very organised since Monkey and I returned from Spain.  The thought of a supermarket shop with him never frills me. So with bare cupboards we headed over for lunchtime at The Longwall Beefeater Oxford on Sunday.  No ...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Aug 4, 2016

Exploring Oxford Castle Unlocked with a not so timid child

It’s no big secret that I like castles, they’ve been a passion since childhood.  It’s a passion I’m passing on to Monkey. I want him to realise that history isn’t boring, it’s not just about memorising a load of d...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 27, 2016

A family trip to Hollywood Bowl Oxford

Tem pin bowling has been Monkey’s choice for a birthday party treat for the last few years. Every time we go, we say we must go more often.  We aren’t very good at keeping that promise!  Time to change that … Continue reading U...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 26, 2016

A lunchtime treat at the Castleyard Cafe Oxford

Monkey and I were spending a day in our county city recently and we were invited to have a lunchtime treat at the Castleyard Cafe Oxford.  The cafe is right next door to the Oxford Castle, and only a few minutes walk from the … Continue re...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 25, 2016

Project 366 2016 Week 27-28

Project 366 2016 Week 27-28 Day 185-198 Two weeks of madness, and I’ll warn you now, there are a few Formula One pictures in this post! Sunday 3rd July – Day 185 We spent the day at the Flywheel Festival in … Continue reading ͛...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 16, 2016

A first visit to Oxford University Parks

Considering how close we live to Oxford, I really haven’t explored the city very much.  I keep meaning to take Monkey on one of the open top bus tours so we can both learn a little more about a county … Continue reading → The post...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 16, 2016

Biblical Literature

It must be difficult to write a Very Short Introduction. Although the series is published by Oxford University Press, I’m not being a shill. As someone who writes the equivalent of several of these little books a year, I imagine … Continue re...

Biblical Literature

It must be difficult to write a Very Short Introduction. Although the series is published by Oxford University Press, I’m not being a shill. As someone who writes the equivalent of several of these little books a year, I imagine … Continue re...

Panorama editor Ceri Thomas to leave BBC for Oxford University

Thomas took over the current affairs show two years ago, and was previously editor of Radio 4’s Today programmePanorama editor, Ceri Thomas, is leaving the BBC after nearly 25 years to take up a public affairs and communications role at Oxford Univ...
by Jurnal Hidup | Journal of Life on Jun 28, 2016

Biological Imperative

Nothing used to make you feel smarter than being in a British bookstore. With that curious blend of proper, insane, and bawdy, books are displayed that you might find surprising. Alarming, even. Last year as I strolled around Blackwells in … Co...

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Technology runs amok. I confess to being born before earthlings landed on the moon. I remember a world where Purelle boogers simply did not exist. A time when to read the Bible meant opening that black leather with gilt edges … Continue reading...

A Romanian pretended to be a British tourist for a day in Bucharest

Mihai Popescu wanted to prove that the experience of a tourist in a foreign city is terrible and told everything vice.com to start this adventure with a friend who posed as Mexican. “I was born in Bucharest and I know quite well that sucks al...
by We care about your travel on May 29, 2016

A Romanian pretended to be a British tourist for a day in Bucharest

Mihai Popescu wanted to prove that the experience of a tourist in a foreign city is terrible and told everything vice.com to start this adventure with a friend who posed as Mexican. “I was born in Bucharest and I know quite well that sucks al...
by We care about your travel on May 29, 2016

Dinosaur Dinnertime? Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 290516

Last Sunday we spent the afternoon in Oxford.  We popped into the Oxford University Museum of Natural History for a while.  It looked very much as if it was Dinosaur Dinnertime from this viewpoint! Those poor people.     The post Dinosau...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 29, 2016

Project 366 2016 Week 21

Project 366 2016 Week 21 Day 143-149 with The Boy and Me. Sunday 22nd May – Day 143 A photo that just about sums up an entire day – fab!  We started it off with a trip to our local … Continue reading → The post Project 366 20...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 28, 2016

Las Iguanas Oxford

I love food, I love trying new things and I’ll quite happily pick the ‘what on earth is that’ option on the menu when I’m abroad.  When I worked in Export and also when holidays took me to far-flung parts … Continue rea...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 27, 2016

MY BLOG ''KNOWEB'' NOW HAS DICTIONARY MEANING

It is a never dousing ember of my passion for English.  All the main events of my life are deeply interwoven with English.  Even, English is responsible for my bread and butter.   In fact, I am a blogger with difference.  I want to keep the fla...
by KNOWEB on May 24, 2016


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