A visit to OXFORD on a bitterly cold day 5th April 2013 .

The bus says it for me

We didn't start our walk there

Striding off

Saint Martin

A lead downspout with Elephant, a supporter of Oxford's arms.

and the other supporter, a beaver (giant prehistoric beaver?)

St Aldate's Tavern

Hitch up your bike


Pembroke College Porter

College Gate Ceiling

A quick sandwich

Christ Church Meadows' Avenue

Drainage canal

Christchurch College Windows

Christchurch Cathedral

Merton Street

Lead Downspout

Do Porters all stoop?

Another gate ceiling

Visitors' Exit Corpus Christy

Oriel College Door

A doctor's plate with distinguished visitors reflected in it

The Bear Tavern at the end of Bear Lane

A Smoke Break

Multicoloured Oriel Street

Hand Pump

Arch end decoration

Green Man Door panel

Satyr Porch Supports off the High Street

A Scholar

Music Library at the Bodleian

A tower in the Bodleian

Steve seeks new angle on Sir Thomas Bodley

An entrance to the courtyard

A shiny van with a reflection of the statue

"Bridge of Sighs" Queens Lane

 A Jolly Giant

Entrance to the Sheldonian Theatre



Earl of Clarendon, Chancellor of University 1660-67

As stated

Big Head

Fire Escape!

The White Horse for a good lunch

The White Horse, Bridge Street

A Closed Toilet

Magdalen Street Ladies

Wrought Iron Gryffon

 A Worried Lion

 A Victorian Corner

Brutal Modern Architecture

Lamb and Flag Passage

A kerb sitter

Back Alley

Bow Window in St Johns

Coloured Loafers

Greek Revival entrance of the Ashmolean Museum


A quick call

Mediaeval House at the corner of Ship Street

St Michael at the Northgate

Horizontal Busker in Cornmarket Street

The Crown courtyard

A modern seat

Oxford's victorian Town Hall

Six Mantle Gas Lamp

Designer Gate & Arch

Old Tom, young at heart Michael

Old Tom Bell Tower

Old Tom reflected

We stopped at the Cafe Loco for Coffee

Smart Customers at Cafe Loco

The Counter, Cafe Loco with Mad Hatters Tea Party theme

A Fox  in Wonderland?

 Rose Place, a back lane,

"Head of the River" pub

Riverside off South Bridge

A glimpse of the South Bridge

White Goose by the river

It was a Victorian Brothel, note two bishops statues!

Possibly a Victorian client (or a drunk)

Sun Deck by the river Isis (Thames)

Give a lion a bone!

Sign in the Police Station window

Tourists being talked at in Broad Street

Gated passageway

Basic Walk