Tag Archives: Oxford

The Step-Mother ~ Maria #writephoto

“What do we really know about this girl, except that he met her in Namibia?” Margaret Whitmore asked her husband, Charles as she stood at the window of the drawing-room looking out at the snow covered grounds of the estate.  … Continue reading

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Ian Hutson has Lunch at the Ashmolean with Lawrence of Arabia…

Reblogged from The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company: The Ashmolean… Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford. Website here. Founded in 1683, open Tuesday to Sunday, and Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am–5pm. Admission is free but there are buckets by the door. What … Continue reading

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Beltane…

The ancient festival of Beltane has always been special to me. As I child, I was caught by its magic when my grandfather first read me the story of ‘Borrobil‘, where two children walk between the Beltane fires and are … Continue reading

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Face to Face with history -Museums on May Day

As the May Morning festivities were winding down and our parking ticket still had a couple of hours to run, we decided to visit the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford while we ere there. To be fair, there is no way … Continue reading

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May Day morning

We tried to get an early night on Beltane Eve… but it didn’t really happen, so when the alarm sounded at 3.30 next morning, we should have been reluctant to move… yet my guests and I were all soon up, … Continue reading

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Maying #midnighthaiku

The Daily Echo has gone a-Maying today… Normal service will be resumed eventually… Today we celebrate. Have a magical May Day and a blessed Beltane.

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First of Summer

So… I’m off again on my travels, heading up to Sheffield before a meeting on the moors. The past few weeks have been fraught on the home front… the next few will see time spent with friends as the American … Continue reading

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