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Gluten Free Breakfast Oxford

Healthy Cereal

If you want a Healthy Cereal there is no better than  – Maria Emmerich, nutritionist extraordinaire.  The cereals we buy now in our supermarkets and even health food stores have replaced wheat with potato starch or rice starch – staple – so cheap for the manufacturers and which makes us put weight on. Far better is…

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Healthy Marmalade - Marmacurd

Gluten Free Bread

If you want a Gluten Free Bread there is no better than a recipe by Maria Emmerich, nutritionist extraordinaire.  The ones we buy now in our supermarkets and even health food stores have replaced wheat with potato starch or rice starch – staple – so cheap for the manufacturers and which makes us put weight…

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June - Always A Busy Month in Oxford

June – Always A Busy Month in Oxford

We always have visitors to our beautiful city of Oxford here in the UK. What with people from abroad visiting the 38 colleges, businesses connected to the University and renowned hospitals, but…… June – Always a Busy Month in Oxford! You see in June is when we have the graduations! The undergraduates and post graduates all…

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Watlington Hill at Christmas Common

Watlington Hill at Christmas Common

Watlington Hill at Christmas Common is well known for the triangular, chalk, ‘white mark’ which can be seen for miles around. This unusual feature was carved into the hill in 1764 and as you are approaching the hill it looks like a church spire in front of you. No, the image to the right is…

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Peace & Tranquility in a Wetland Landscape – Otmoor

What a gem we have in the Peace & Tranquility in a Wetland Landscape – Otmoor. Just a stones throw away from Diana’s B&B. So all bird enthusiasts will want to head north to our Wetlands, rather than south to our colleges – or possibly both. But at Otmoor, bird enthusiasts will be in their…

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Oxford Tops World University Rankings

Oxford Tops World University Rankings

Oxford Tops World University Rankings Yes, that is right, Oxford tops world University rankings and beats Cambridge who came 4th. It is ranked by the Higher Educational Supplement and Oxford had to topple California’s Institute of Technology. They had beaten everyone over the last 5yrs so it was difficult to topple them, I should imagine. We…

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Morse's Oxford

Morse’s Oxford III

Morse’s Oxford includes The Turf Tavern. You have to go down an alley way to get to this, one of the oldest pubs in Oxford. Amongst the University buildings it has served Ale and Food to both poor and rich, famous and infamous, educated and those not so privileged. It can be difficult to find,…

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Oxford Canal

Oxford Canal

Oxford Canal We have two great rivers in Oxford: the Cherwell and the better known, Thames, which makes its way to London, and is locally known as The Isis. But we mustn’t forget our Oxford Canal which is another waterway deeply loved, and a valuable part of not only Oxford, but our British landscape. Canals…

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Morse’s Oxford II

MORSE’S OXFORD II By the banks of the River Thames, known locally as the Isis, sits the Trout Inn. My Morse’s Oxford II brings me to a beautiful setting and one which was featured several times in the Morse detective drama’s of the late 80’s and 90’s.

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Morse’s Oxford I

VICTORIA ARMS PUB Formerly known as “The Ferry Public House” of the census 1871 and one of the pubs frequented and part of Morse’s Oxford – Victoria Arms Pub. Many picnic on the banks of the river Cherwell, at the Victoria Arms. You can too. Either hire a boat or better still a punt from…

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