Monday, 2 July 2012


Monday morning and it's pouring down with rain - is it really July?

The weather is so unpredictable at the moment.  Last week, my husband and I went down to Oxford for two days.  The weather was wonderful, hot and sunny - dare I say it, too hot!

We love Oxford, it's such a beautiful city.  There's so much to see and do.

Our trip there coincided with the university open days which meant we could wonder around all the colleges for free and we even managed to get some guided tours from some very enthusiastic students.  

One of the highlights for me was a trip to the Natural History Museum.  It's such a beautiful building and so interesting.

I've condensed the pictures of the fossils and the rocks as no one else in the family seemed as excited about them as me - I do love geology!!!!

Don't you just love his smile?

Lovely fossils

Lovely rocks and minerals

We also went to the Botanical Gardens.

Walked along the canal.

And watched a cricket match.

A wonderful time - we have plans to go back and do it all again in a year or two.


  1. Beautiful photos Janet.... thanks for reminding me what a lovely city I live in! I'm glad you enjoyed it :)x

  2. Beautiful pictures. I've never been to England and it sure looks a fascinating place. My step-father was born and bred in Liverpool UK but he has been in Australia for over 65 years now. He went back a few years ago to visit family members - bet he noticed the difference.

  3. Are you on I would love to connect with you there! Gorgeous pictures!!! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Hi Cindy, I'm afraid I haven't made it to pinterest yet but it's something I would like to do at some point.


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