A great way to explore Oxford on a cold autumn day is definitely by taking the City Red Bus Tour! This city tour lasted approximately 1 and a half hours and my mom and I had a fabulous time. We were quite glad that we did remember to bring our gloves as we sat on top and it got quite chilly in the early spring … Continue reading The Red Bus Tour through Oxford
I couldn’t wait to follow the footsteps of the world’s favourite wizard through Oxford’s most spectacular College. Many of the scenes in the Harry Potter feature films are shot in various locations of the College and as you walk around the cloisters and quadrangles it is easy to see why. They say that by walking through the corridors you experience the atmosphere of Hogwarts. Christ Church is part of … Continue reading Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford is the Great Hall from the Harry Potter Movies!
Oxford Castle is a large, partly ruined Norman medieval castle on the western side of central Oxford, England, and was definitely one of the highlights of our Oxford adventure. We had a fabulous guide who told us tales of 1000 years of murder, romance, betrayal, escape and execution that happened right here in the walls of this castle. As this castle has a prison at its heart, it has been a … Continue reading Bringing Oxford Castle’s Rich History to Life…
The Weekly Photo Challenge is Three-picture stories: In a nutshell, a three-picture story is a way to help you think about storytelling with images. To create a three-picture story, gather: An establishing shot: a broad photo of your subject. A relationship: two elements interacting with one another. A detail: a close-up of one part of your subject. My 3-picture stories come all the way from … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes
It was our first time exploring Oxford and my mom and I started our adventure at the Church of St Mary Magdalen which is just to the north of the former city wall. St Mary Magdalen’s church is in what is today the centre of Oxford. It is just around the corner from where we were about to start our Oxford Red Bus tour and a great … Continue reading Visiting Oxford’s St Mary Magdalen church which became famous thanks to The DaVinci Code