Oxford | The Head Of The River

Riverside pub in the heart of Oxford. These riverside locations are beautiful to sit and have a scenic luncheon with friends! They also have B&B. Inking this one into my sketchbook! I love the names that these English people give to their pubs! They have their own little charm!   Location: The Head of the River Folly Bridge, St Aldate’s, Oxford Contact: +44 1865 721600 … Continue reading Oxford | The Head Of The River

Oxford Moments | Solitary Christmas

Another throwback post from my dorm room days! This one is for the Christmas time! It’s fun, frequently materialistic and irrevocably social. People plan for it, spend for it, live for it and dread it all at the same time, each year. The ideal Christmas way is to sit around a heavily bedazzled tree, a heftily set dinner table with friends and family. But there I was celebrating solitary Christmas … Continue reading Oxford Moments | Solitary Christmas

Oxford Moments | Shark On The Rooftop

The Headington Shark is a rooftop sculpture located at 2 New High Street, Headington, Oxford, England, depicting a large shark (25 foot to be specific) embedded head-first in the roof of a house.         It’s creepy, but it has become a piece of history for Oxford! It had ‘crashed into the roof’ without planning permission, in August 1986, the 41st anniversary of the dropping of the second atomic bomb … Continue reading Oxford Moments | Shark On The Rooftop

Oxford | The Bridge Of Sighs

Hertford Bridge is a skyway joining two parts of Hertford College over New College Lane in Oxford, England. Its distinctive design makes it a city landmark. Known to the locals as the ‘bridge of sighs’ because college students would sigh under it on their way to take their exams. It’s a pretty bridge, and you can walk underneath the bridge to the Turf Tavern and sympathize with the students over a pint. It … Continue reading Oxford | The Bridge Of Sighs