The George Hotel, Dorchester on Thames

A couple of weeks ago I managed to have a day out and part of that was to visit Dorchester on Thames, which is about 10 miles south of Oxford. Dorchester on Thames is probably best known for its Abbey but it also has a fine collection of old houses and buildings, amongst them is […]

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The view from Sticks ‘n’ Sushi on the Westgate Centre, Oxford

A favourite place to eat in Oxford is the Sticks ‘n’ Sushi restaurant on the roof of the Westgate Shopping Centre. With friendly staff, good rice and soup amongst other things and a great view, this is a good place to do a little sketching if you have the time and want to take in […]

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Carfax panorama

A few days ago I posted my initial drawing of the church tower at Carfax in Oxford. Carfax is the local name for this old crossroads which is sometimes regarded as the centre of Oxford. The church tower is the tower of St. Martin’s Church. Surprisingly enough this local landmark is what is left of […]

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Drawing Carfax

I have been out dodging showers and the weather in general to do some drawing. This is my initial drawing of the Carfax church tower in Central Oxford – and it should be one of a series as I’m putting a panorama together of this view of this and the view down the High Street. […]

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