John Lewis is set to open in Oxford

John Lewis is set to open in Oxford

If you’ve been into the centre of Oxford over the last year you can’t help but have noticed that the shopping area around the old Westgate Centre is being redeveloped.  As part of this project John Lewis is set to open in Oxford on 24th October and I was recently invited… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 38

Project 365 2017 Week 38

Project 365 2017 Week 38 Day 260 – 266 Sunday 17th September – Day 260   We spent the day on the Nene Valley Railway, so that Monkey could side aboard the Union of South Africa.  He’s now ridden on all three of the A4’s that have been in steam in… Continue reading »

Franco Manca Oxford #francomanca

Franco Manca Oxford

It’s the worst kept secret in the world that I have a pizza addict in my 7 year old son.  I swear he would eat pizza every day given half a chance. Please tell me I’m not alone in this.  I keep telling him that one day I’ll take him… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 6-7

Project 365 2017 Week 6

Project 365 2017 Week 6-7 Day 36 – 49 Sunday 5th Feb  – Day 36 After a rather stressful week, a quiet family day was in order. We finally got to order our carpet and flooring and just need to organise fitting dates.  The fitters want completely bare floors when they arrive… Continue reading »

Discovering Port Meadow for the first time

Discovering Port Meadow for the first time

I’m conscious of the fact that there is so much of Oxfordshire that we haven’t explored.  I think, like most people we tend to have our adventures away from home.  Often ignoring what’s on our doorstep.  This became glaringly apparent following a recent review trip to The Perch on the… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 37

Project 366 2016 Week 37

Project 366 2016 Week 37 Day 255-261.  It’s been an up and down sort of week here.  The reality of being back at school. Sunday 11th September – Day 255 We’d been invited to The Perch on the outskirts of Oxford city centre for lunch, and afterwards explored Port Meadow and the… Continue reading »