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I’m back! I ended up spending the winter in summer 1762. It was nice to find a year when nothing really happened. No deadly plagues and no one trying to kill each other. Apart from by over-eating.  I ended up …

16th February 1633 Read More »

I like it so much in 1762 I’m still here! The meals….the meals are unbelievable. Now I’ve discovered when they are! Turns out lunch was ‘invented’ in the 18th century, as dinner got later and later in the day. I …

August 19th 1762 Read More »

I thought I would go somewhere more relaxing after the last trip so I tried 1762, when Oxford was a polite and civilised town! Hardly any fighting between townspeople and students, the students don’t want to get their lovely gowns …

August 11th 1762 Read More »

The streets of Oxford in 1916 are not a happy place to be. There is a pall over the town, a cloud of sadness and fear. Faces, mostly wonen’s, look worried and burdened. The War has been going on for …

August 4th 1916 Read More »

Its the holidays! Of course, just for the very wealthy. King Henry I is visiting, he usually comes up to Oxford to get away from the noise of London and do some hunting. Beaumont Palace, just outside the Northgate, is …

July 29th 1134 Read More »

School holidays are here! Just seen girls pouring out of the Central Girls School on New Inn Hall Street (below), and boys from the City of Oxford High School on George Street. Funny to think that the latter will in …

July 21st 1905 Read More »