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Inspector Morose

Book Review: The First Inspector Morse Omnibus – The Dead of Jericho, Service of All the Dead, and The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn, by Colin Dexter This volume contains the first three Morse novels that were adapted for television, … Continue reading

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Protected: Gaudy Night

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The Master

A somewhat belated write-up of a concert I went to in Merton College Chapel last Tuesday, given by members of the Oxford Philomusica. One can never be certain of the traffic in Oxford, and as it turned out, I arrived … Continue reading

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Endeavour

Sometimes the TV is an ideal medium for just sitting back and not taking things too seriously. Obviously, Channel 5’s Top 10 Carry-on moments last night was not taking things too seriously, but I was pleased to see Carry-On Up … Continue reading

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Oxford Open Doors

It’s been Oxford Open Doors this weekend, and today we ventured up to Oxford, despite a dodgy timetable due to engineering works at Didcot. Mostly we’ve been around the colleges, taking in parts that are not generally open – Nuffield … Continue reading

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Tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis

In my day, The Fishes was a village pub that served decent beer and had a quiz machine that wasn’t used to students, and could therefore be relied upon to provide a round. Now, courtesy of The Independent and others, … Continue reading

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