Holiday Inn Express Banbury M40 Jct.11
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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We hired our car from Hertz in London (the new Audi in fact) and set off, aiming to get half way to Stirling in Scotland. We stopped off in Oxford ended up taking a two hour walking tour with a charismatic man who had lived in Oxford all his life and also studied music at the university (now 26). We heard stories of William Buckland, CS Lewis, Tolkein, quirky locals and Town vs Gown fights. We also learnt about the religious and imposing architecture and ...
... But then Tom W., then token Engineering major, announced that he had a plan! We needed buttresses, you see, to support the sides of the pyramid so we wouldn't bend out under the weight. So Kate and Kelly became our buttresses, and stood on either side of the pyramid pushing against the people on the end of the rows so they wouldn't fall. We managed to get 4 rows up, and then Polly and Thomas were going to climb up. Polly made it, but Larry gave Thomas a leg-up ...
Sorry no blog last night. We were traveling back to Oxford and the battery on the camera went dead, so I didn't have much news and no pictures to post. We had worried about flooding in Wales, but Oxford was much worse. They had had bad floods in November and it was just as bad the last few days here in West Oxford. Not anywhere near where Glenn & Nooni lives.
We went out this morning and decided to just walk over by ...
... of painting by Glenn Brown who "deconstructs our view of the world and our place in it". Some of these were so weird my brother in law declared he couldn't decide whether they were supreme art or simply art vandalism!!
A well earned rest for the tired feet and the next morning we rode a cock horse to Banbury town centre (visiting both the "cross" and the "lady upon a white horse"). Banbury is a typical market town - in fact the market was ...
... with a view of the courtyard. Here is a link to my Trip Advisor review of the Old Bank: http://www.tripadvisor.com/S howUserReviews-g186361-d192507-r1260757 36-Old_Bank_Hotel-Oxford_Oxfordshire_En gland.html We were fairly tired, so simply went for a stroll along High Street, Cornmarket and St. Giles for everyone to get their bearings. I was in Oxford last year and was born and raised there until I was ...