Sometimes on a weekend I’ll go into Oxford to do a little sketching. Depending on how busy the city is at any particular time, it is quite nice to just do some sketching for relaxation. A subject I keep returning to in Oxford is the Sheldonian Theatre. Here I am sketching from outside the Sheldonian […]
One of Oxford’s famous landmarks – the Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’. This differs from the original ‘Bridge of Sighs’ is in Venice in that it was built to provide safe passage for students and staff of the college during rowdier times – now a favourite spot for the odd photograph.
Another view of the Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’ in Oxford. A bit of fun really – and trying to work a few things out. Apparently the Oxford Bridge of Sighs differs from its more famous cousin in Venice in that the original was for criminals perhaps making a final crossing, whereas the Oxford version […]