A day trip to Oxford: A Mini Literary Tour + Student Eats

Such lovely photos

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“I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking.” – W B Yeats

J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Oscar Wilde, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Jonathan Swift, Lewis Carroll, Phillip Pullman are some of the famous Oxonians novelists, essayists and poets to have taught and studied at Oxford University. It’s mind-blogging when you think about it, and I couldn’t help but feel so humble and small afterwards. On its own, Oxford itself is impressive.  Beautiful medieval buildings and alleyways and a High Street of charming shops, so quaint!

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I visited last Saturday with two friends, one of whom spent four years at Oxford! She got us privileged access to some non-visitor areas!  It was an exceptional day of exploring and sight-seeing. Below are the literary stops we made (Alice’s Shop, The Bodleian Libraries,The

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I like poetry and history, literature and music.
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