We’ve been staying in Oxford for the last day or so. Yesterday we did a walk around Oxford. We were guided by Mark’s colleague (also called Marc) and his wife Janette who are living here. It was great because we got to see inside some of the Colleges which would be off limits to tourists.

The ‘dreaming spires’ from the top of St Mary The Virgin Church (it was a long way up narrow stone spiral steps!):

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A view of the Radcliffe Camera:

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The “Bridge of Sighs”:

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Today we got into our hire car (oooh a SAAB!):

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and drove through the countryside:

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to the villages of the Cotswolds:

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We made a new friend in a field:

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Had lunch in Bourton-on-the-Water:

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A drove back to our hotel:

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Tomorrow we move on to Bath!

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