Oxford

Visiting the War Memorial Garden at Christ Church College, Oxford University

Visiting Oxford with kids

Oxford, England is obviously a place I really love and think is great to visit with kids as I've written no fewer than three other Monday Dreaming posts about it. But the fact is that we were there for a too-brief two days and I've been dreaming of a …

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Mondays are for dreaming: The Oxford University Museum of Natural History

It's a fact not often discussed by travel writers that the act of visiting a new place can be profoundly disappointing. Indeed, a key element of any trip is expectation – before we go somewhere we imagine what it will be like, some of us with more …

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Mondays are for dreaming: Looking up in Oxford

I don't usually share posts that are primarily photos (since I don't really consider myself a photographer) but sometimes the perfect words elude me, especially when it comes to a place as gorgeous and magical as Oxford. Looking at these pictures, it …

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Mondays are for dreaming: Oxford’s spires

I'm happy to announce that we've officially decided where our big family trip will be next summer. After much consideration (after all, I am turning the big 4-oh in June so we want it to be special) we have decided that a return to London and some …