4 In six years in london/ travel/ uk

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a day trip to oxford

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honestly. i had no idea there was a market here today!

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luscious fur coats at the market

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steampunk original (science museum)

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bridge of sighs (hertford bridge)

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the famous turf tavern. an education in intoxication. good food too!

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logic lane. love it.

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radcliffe camera (camera meaning simply “room”)
built 1737-1749 with £40,000 bequeathed by Dr John Radcliffe, the royal physician.

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in a house on this site between 1655 & 1668 lived robert boyle. here he discovered boyle’s law and made experiments with an air pump designed by his assistant robert hooke – inventor scientist and architect – who made a microscope and thereby first identified the living cell

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believe

the history in oxford blew my mind today.
and i had some fun wrangling with a borrowed 10-22mm wide-angle lens!

{ for darlene’s december views }

  • pen*
    15/12/2009 at 21:41

    sigh.
    wish i could have hung out with you.

  • darlene
    14/12/2009 at 21:20

    love these!!

  • Amy
    11/12/2009 at 18:41

    Thank you so much for these views of Oxford! I am writing a novel, and part of it takes places there, so I am eager to learn as much as I can about it. I am dying to see it for myself!

  • BJ Lantz
    11/12/2009 at 14:30

    Thanks for “taking” me there :-)