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SIR WINSTON'S BIRTHDAY

November 30, 2013SIR WINSTON BORN 149 YEARS AGOOxfordshire, England (JFK+50)  Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minster of Britain during WWII, was born at Blenheim Palace here in Oxfordshire 149 years ago today, November 30, 187...
by JFK+50 on Nov 30, 2013

#UK: Mohammed: #3 with a bullet

Islamization of Britain Update from Oxfordshire (thanks to Clive). But after all, what’s in a name? What could possibly go wrong? Posted by Robert Filed under: Islam, UK Tagged: Arts and Entertainment, David Clary, England, IPad, John Radcliffe...
by Iran Aware on Oct 18, 2013

Four Fantastic Adventures For Kids In Oxford

Disclosure - this is a sponsored postIf you’re thinking of a weekend break in Oxford with the family, you’ll want to know some of the local attractions to keep them entertained. The historic buildings and beautiful scenery will only keep their at...
by Kids Days Out Reviews on Aug 2, 2013

The Bookman's Tale - Charlie Lovett

Peter Byerly is a shy, quiet young man who loves books and keeps to himself, but whilst away studying and working in the library at University in Ridgefield, North Carolina, in the 1980s, he one day notices a female student who he feels a strong and...
by The Little Reader Library on Jul 16, 2013

Christ Church Meadow (Nov '11)

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Lady Plays the One Giant Chicken Game

It’s not every day you see a giant yellow chicken walking down the street in London. Or groups of people going from door to door trying to find it. In fact, I don’t think I ever even dreamed of such a thing until I started playing the One Giant C...
by A Lady in London on Nov 8, 2012

Lady in Alice in Wonderland’s Oxford

I have always had a strong connection to Alice in Wonderland. For starters, my mother’s name is Alice. As if that’s not enough, playing the role of Alice in the musical version when I was young made me an even bigger fan. But it wasn’t until I...
by A Lady in London on Aug 13, 2012

Emma Watson Profile And Biography

Emma Watson Profile And Biography Famous as : Actress Birth Name : Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson Birth Date : April 15, 1990 Birth Place : Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Claim to... Read more »...
by todaygossip on Jul 23, 2012

The Lamb Inn Burford

The Lamb Inn is an historic pub in the village of Burford in Oxfordshire with a renown restaurant and bar serving contemporary English food with an award-winning list of real ales and fine wines. many visitors complement the excellent service on offe...
by Devon Visitor on Jul 15, 2012

Lady Returns to the Henley Regatta

The British summer season is well underway. In the past month alone, we’ve had the Epsom Derby, Royal Ascot, and Wimbledon. And that’s to say nothing of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. But my favorite event of the summer is the annual Henley Royal...
by A Lady in London on Jul 2, 2012

Oxford Walking

Oxford's "Mr Darcy" with DaithaiC My regular Blogistas will know that there is a soft spot in my heart for Oxford, the City of the Dreaming Spires, which lies some 18 Leagues from Castle Caldwell. However, as a frequent visitor I somewhat despair o...
by DaithaiC on Jun 24, 2012

Ellan Vannin

It was a sad day today in our neighboring town of Thame at Robin Gibbs funeral. He had lived for 30 years in the Old Rectory across from St. Mary’s Church and was well known and liked in the town. His casket was draped in the flag of Ella...
by DaithaiC on Jun 8, 2012

Istana Termegah dan Terindah di Muka Bumi

Sisa kejayaan masa silam beberapa masih tersisa hingga saat ini,  dan menjadi bukti sejarah bagi penerus peradaban sebuah bangsa dan kebudayaan di masa kini bahwa mereka memegang sebuah wasiat tersirat dari pendahulu mereka untuk terus memperjuangak...
by sdaljihad on Jun 2, 2012

Oxfordshire’s Best Bits

This guest post was written by Jo Woodcock. Oxfordshire is a beautiful county in the heart of England. The city of Oxford is famous for its University, historic buildings, rich culture and being where Harry Potter was filmed. The city is surrounde...
by Picture Britain on Apr 7, 2012

An eye on Oxford...

I took the kids to Oxford on Sunday, to poke around the University of Oxford and surroundings. It was one of those last minute, spontaneous affairs.I had been before, in 1982 and am happy to report, it is still as magical as I remembered.One thi...
by Collage of Life on Mar 28, 2012

U.K.’s most sustainable restaurants honored

Ode, a small, family-run restaurant in the picturesque coastal village of Shaldon in Devon, is the most sustainable in the U.K. So says the kingdom's Sustainable Restaurant Association...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jan 31, 2012

Planting Broad Beans Now

As broad beans are frost hardy, it’s easy to grow them through the winter, either outside or under the cover of a garden frame. So I’m giving it a go planting them now. I don’t have an enormous amount of space for them in the rather...
by MyGardenSchool on Nov 21, 2010

MyGardenSchool Loves This Thinking on Education

At MyGardenSchool we pride ourselves on pioneering and being ahead of the game on the latest educational thinking and techniques. We’re designing our courses to help people enjoy as well as absorb fascinating information about horticulture and...
by MyGardenSchool on Nov 5, 2010


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