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... the kids were off for the afternoon. Well done, ADs!
The one unusual thing that happened at the Quest is I think I have an admirer. Trevor, the boy I helped with the allergies, seems to have become a bit too attached to me. Every time I see him around College he tries to stop and talk to me for a while, which is fine but just seems awkward. Then today at the Quest he brought me a Cornish pastie, which I accepted but then gave to ...
... has been reminding Emma and I to "delegate" as opposed to doing everything ourselves.) After the meeting we all stuck around for a few minutes to go over our shift schedules. Erica and Ellie worked on the new rotating schedule but wanted to double-check that everyone had the correct days off and such. I don't really care when my days off are, as long as I get them, but I did notice on the calendar that people didn't have a free evening before their day ...
... although at this stage - with all our summery clothes have been vacu-sucked into those baggies to store under seats so we have enough room in the van...perhaps its best if we just keep our jackets on for a bit longer.
Headed on the road to Manchester this morning. Off to see my friend Theresa. Well that, and the Granada Studios and Bury Markets.
We thought we would see the markets on our way ...
... of the town including some famous Catholic vs Protestant political events. There is said to be rivalries to this day between townspeople and university students, three died this year as a result of physical clashes! One of the worst fights occurred in the 1300s. A plague had hit and thousands of working class townspeople had been killed, not a single student was affected because as soon as they heard of disease they would retreat to their country ...
Breakfast at the Bear & Ragged Staff was excellent (I had Eggs Benedict for the first time) and afterwards we admired a small display of objects that had been found under the floorboards of the pub in 1988. There was an empty Player's Navy Cut cigarette packet, an empty Martins Gold Leaf cigarette packet, several marbles (including clay ones), an old handpainted King of Spades playing card, an ink bottle, a key, ...
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $121
- Recommended for honeymoon couples
- We enjoyed our stay at the Oxford
Grenoble Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Useless conference facilities!
- An Administrative Nightmare
- Location Location Location
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Nice hotel
- Modern, good standard rooms
- OK but go for the Travellodge, it's cheaper!
Beaumont Street, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $276
- Typical Victorian hotel
- Six months' guaranteed reservation broken the day before
- Not a place to choose
Abingdon Road, Oxford | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- 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 $110
59 Western Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $167
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford | Hotelfrom $258
- 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 $219
- Good choice for Oxford town centre
- Okay place to stay
- Pleasant stay again
11 - 13 Linton Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Church Way, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $157
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $84
180 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $154
137 Iffley Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Didn't even stay one night
- Don't Bother its awful
92 - 94 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $322
- You get what you pay for
- Overpriced and disappointing
- Great place to visit your student
66a Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $211
- Beautiful Hotel
- Not for business travelers
- Great Find
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $157
Garsington Rd, Oxford Business Park, Oxford | Hotelfrom $128
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $156
Park End Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $198
- Noisy, basic, expensive but central location and clean
- Exceeded Expectations - Quite Good, Actually
- Dreadful Hotel
1 Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $345
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Hinksey Hill, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $133
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $149
A418 Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $87
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278