Tag Archives: Oxford

On the Row: London Part II

As we turn the weekend into our last week of CMRS it’s increasingly clear to me that I’ll barely have this blog caught up through October before I’m back in Minnesota celebrating Christmas. Because I’ve used it (and intended it) mainly as a mechanism of updating those at home as to my activities, I’m not […]

Oxford Happenings

Over the past month, summer has bled into what I would describe as late fall. I say ‘what I would describe as’ because an English man I spoke to last week remarked conversationally that we’d been having a “rather mild winter lately.” When snow is rare, I suppose browning leaves, chilly weather, and occasional rain […]

Swans and Cows: University Parks Redux

Bekah and I spent the 10th of October walking the Magdalen College grounds and the University Parks. On Saturday the 11th, we returned to the University Parks for a day of reading and relaxation, and to feed the waterfowl. The birds gather at the north end of the park where a large pond provides them […]

Autumn comes to Oxford

After finishing the integral course on October¬†9th, our program had a brief pause before heading into Michaelmas term. Each of the three Oxford terms (Michaelmas in the fall, Trinity in the winter, and Hilary in the spring) is eight weeks long. During each term, most undergraduate students take one major and one minor tutorial. For […]