Oxford Covered Market

Covered Market Oxford

Something for Everyone and When It Rains the Covered Market Oxford Is a Place to Retreat! The Covered Market Oxford has been going for centuries. I have known it for 30yrs and it is still as vibrant and exciting as the first day I went there. It’s described as a “Legendary 1770s’ indoor bazaar packed…

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Healthy Marmalade - Marmacurd

Healthy Marmalade – Marmacurd

I very often use a recipe from Maria Emmerich’s huge repertoire of healthy recipes you can find HERE by buying her books (not only full of exciting recipes but up to date nutritional information). This morning was no exception when I adapted Maria’s ‘Lemon Curd’ to my own ‘Marmacurd’. Named by one of my lovely guests, part…

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JRR Tolkien - Last Resting Place, Wolvercote Cemetery

J R R Tolkien

Author J R R Tolkien – Last resting place Wolvercote Cemetery and a place were many come from afar to visit.  5mins walk from Diana’s B&B Oxford. Many a guests has walked around the corner and across the main road to see, pay tribute, say a little prayer, or just say thank you for the…

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American Guests Visiting Oxford

American Guests Visiting Oxford

You know, I learn so much from my guests who come here visiting Oxford University, this time American Guests Visiting Oxford.  Two lovely guests from North Carolina with a lovely address of their own – Swannanoa! High up in the mountains some 2000/3000 feet above sea level where many of our northern Irish Protestants settled.…

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Oxford Still Welcomes Our Continental Friends

Oxford Still Welcomes Our Continental Friends

What a week we have had in the UK where Oxford Still Welcomes Our Continental Friends. Our EU Referendum has caused so much uncertainty, sadness, fear and even racial outbursts including the killing of one of our MP’s Jo Cox. Such a tragedy but reflects what is happening in the world today but – Oxford Still…

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Business Oxford - Jordan Hill

Business in Oxford

Do You Have Business in Oxford? Diana’s B&B is an excellent base and very popular choice of accommodation for visitors, if you’re on business in Oxford.  Jordan Hill Business Park, in less than a 10mins walk, just stones throw away, you can be at Oxford University Press, Lion House Publishers plc or Raintree Publishers all…

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Cotswolds Day Trip

Diana Recommends a Cotswold Day Trip

Cotswolds Day Trip to Swinbrook A lovely spot for a Cotswolds Day Trip, assuming you have a car, is in the village of Swinbrook. Just past Witney on the A40, 15 miles from Diana’s B&B. It’s not on the tourist trail so you won’t get big crowds but you might meet real Englishmen in the…

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Diana Recommends a Route from Oxford to Canterbury

  Winemaker Travels from Oxford to Canterbury     Had a lovely couple stay with me over the last few days, who are working diligently to make their Wine business work for them out in Oregon US. They have some lovely stories about their journey to where they are now. Terry knows so much about…

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Boots & Soil from shoes

Diana’s B&B has clean carpets – why…

Wear shoes in the house? I am so grateful to my lovely guests because they adhere to my policy of taking off their shoes upon entering my B&B. Its difficult to explain in a few words why I have adopted this so I though here is a good place to voice the reasons.

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Tour in the Cotswolds – A Gem!

Tour in the Cotswolds & Becky’s Secret Cottage  Quintessentially English You can’t come to Oxford and not go on a tour in the Cotswolds. It would be like committing a sin, like flying to Paris and not seeing the Eiffel Tower or going to Egypt and not seeing the pyramids.

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