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This evening was the OxTrad 2014 talent show. I got off shift at 4PM and went back to my room to nap for a bit before dinner and rehearsal with the a cappellas at 6:30. We had to run through the song a few times, but they got it. The show itself was great. I helped backstage again organizing the acts before they performed. A Cappella performed last, and they were great. I was ...
1. There are bees everywhere. Even though its chilly, usually in the 60s, and sometimes its rainy, whenever the sun is out so are the honey bees and bumblebees. Everyone is already sick of hearing me call them over to watch the bees pollinating, their legs loaded with pollen and their long, black tongues licking up nectar.
2. Tea time is anytime and all the time and its delicious.
3. Oxford has a ridiculous number ...
... br> · The majority of houses in the Cotswolds are made from Cotswold stone (limestone) which was quarried nearby.
· A number of Estate Villages still exist. In these, the whole village and all its buildings are owned by one person. Everyone in the village rents their house/ cottage from the owner and works for him… very feudal, isn't it! I would have thought this type of system had died out but apparently not.
· The ...
... of the actual village, and very quaint. Stopped in Oxford to have a wander around, the place was full of young people - students, and bicycles!
Found a B & B called The Old Forge which was quirky. We shared a family room and Jenn and Denn had a bed in a nook and it was a little short!
Went to dinner at a thatched pub called The Wagon and Wheels which was built in the 1600s and was featured in 'Pickwick ...
... we journeyed on to Stratford on Avon the birth place of William Shakespeare, a beautiful village with lots of canal barges of all types of description. It is also where he married Ann Hathaway when he was 18 as she was pregnant!! For dinner that night I had Pollock which is some type of fish and for "PUDDING" A chocolate pudding. The attached photos show our accommodation, canal barges, Shakespeare's house and Ann Hathaway's ...