Hawkwell House Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Hawkwell House Hotel Oxford
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... tried to eat the cream, but it was totally unappetizing, and the rest was obviously no good for me, so I left dessert alone. No one seemed to like it very much.
After dinner Emma and Anne left to help Tom set up for the bop, and I handed out programs for the closing ceremony. Emma and I had made the programs earlier in the day, and then she, Mike, and I folded them all so they looked legit. The closing ceremony was super short compared to OxTrad, but ...
... a production, and then check in was crazy busy because we had so much stuff to do. Obviously we had to check everyone in and distribute mail, but we also had to hand back any passports or cash the kids had in our safe, plus distribute the OxTrad photo (of which there were not enough copies), plus hand out the Oxbridge sunglasses Adam brought from Scotland, and at the last minute we heard we also had to hand out the Creative Writing publication. Oh, and the ...
... very seriously, and he has sacked me more than once over forgetting the cakes. Emma and I developed some impromptu sign language and were able to communicate across the room without Larry noticing, and it was decided that one of us should go to the Tesco on St. Aldate's and buy a second cake. I nominated Ellie, because I knew if I got up to go anywhere it would look suspicious, and Emma was in the middle of blogging and it would look strange if ...
... got a loaf of bread and found Jif chunky peanut butter on the American aisle - sweet! Then I got stuff to make fajitas, which I fully intend to do tomorrow when I also have the morning off. All in all, a significant step in the right direction away from a box sandwich existence. After Tesco I quickly picked up Pete's whistle, then stopped in to Mission Burrito to get lunch, then headed back to my room for lunch. I got a text from Tom that ...
... on cold and just stood under it for about 20 minutes. It felt so nice; cool, clean water washing away all the stress of the day. Part of me wanted to stay in for longer, but I also wanted to go to bed.
So now I'm back in my room with my windows open and my fan blowing directly on me. I got a text from Larry who was worried because everyone went to bed so early, but I pointed out that we are all exhausted and hot from the day. Here's to early nights for early mornings.