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... an accident, as it turned out it was a lane closed off. We still made Flackwell Heath in good time! What an amazing day we have had with wonderful family Joyce and Malcolm. We arrived to hear Malcolm say, in his cockney accent, "you must be from Australia!". We went inside to be greeted by Joyce also! We had a "cuppa" and chatted about family and what they all did. I swapped some history and information with Joyce and she gave ...
... the soap in the shower except on the floor. And the same odd arrangement we had at Gjogv, with no way of containing the shower so that everything gets soaked: towels, toiletries, the loo, the clothes you foolishly brought with you to get into....
Anyway, first port of call after our long day in the care of British Rail and its snack trolleys was dinner. Thank goodness we don't have a child with us this time! we said, we can eat anywhere we please! And as ...
... I had to catch a bus to Victoria, then tube to Mansion House and walk from there to the Globe. The walk required me to cross the Millennium Bridge, which I've never done before because I always envision Death Eaters coming and tearing it apart and freak myself out. But it was either cross there or go ten minutes out of my way and cross at Blackfriars, and there wasn't time for that. Time management triumphed over cowardice, and I made it safely ...
Last night I had a dream that Tom E. and I had super powers and we could move things with our minds. One of the college buildings started falling down, so people called us to come stop it. I ran out to the quad and used my powers to lift the building, but it was heavy so I yelled for someone to get Tom. Then he came out and we were able to fix the building. Then we got a call from NASA saying they needed our help with something for one of their ...
... it got a little chilly and the theater guild had a chart so that you could rent a blanket for one pound. So all five of us were wrapped in blankets for the second act and Carleigh's smile just kept getting bigger and bigger. On our way home, Carleigh was so excited that she declared that she wanted to read the book and see the movie and see another movie based on the story and started asking questions about what other books she should read. We have a new Austen fan!
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Recommended for honeymoon couples
- We enjoyed our stay at the Oxford
Grenoble Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Useless conference facilities!
- An Administrative Nightmare
- Location Location Location
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Nice hotel
- Modern, good standard rooms
- OK but go for the Travellodge, it's cheaper!
Beaumont Street, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $245
- Typical Victorian hotel
- Six months' guaranteed reservation broken the day before
- Not a place to choose
Abingdon Road, Oxford | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Not the best choice for business hotels
- Value for money
- Not worth the price or 4 stars, bad building layout, not for the less mobile..
Oxford Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $123
59 Western Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $157
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford | Hotelfrom $217
- Get me out of jail quick
- Getting the old 'Ball and Chain' off to a great start!!
- The teething problems continue...
73 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $155
- Good choice for Oxford town centre
- Okay place to stay
- Pleasant stay again
11 - 13 Linton Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Church Way, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $135
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $82
180 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $136
137 Iffley Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Didn't even stay one night
- Don't Bother its awful
92 - 94 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $266
- You get what you pay for
- Overpriced and disappointing
- Great place to visit your student
66a Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $194
- Beautiful Hotel
- Not for business travelers
- Great Find
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $144
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
Garsington Rd, Oxford Business Park, Oxford | Hotelfrom $112
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $138
Park End Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $148
- Noisy, basic, expensive but central location and clean
- Exceeded Expectations - Quite Good, Actually
- Dreadful Hotel
1 Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $255
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Hinksey Hill, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $140
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $138
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278
Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $80