Oxford Morning

One of my latest pieces – trying to capture the crisp sunlight of a sunny morning in Oxford. This is a view from the corner of Broad Street along Catte Street – towards the Bodleian library and the Radcliffe Square. This view is also available as a print from my etsy shop

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The Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’.

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.

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A sketch of Broad Street, Oxford

A rough sketch of buildings on Broad Street in Oxford. From left to right are the Weston library, the former Indian Institute, the Clarendon building and the Sheldonian Theatre.

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Another view of the ‘Bridge of Sighs’ in Oxford

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 […]

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A pedal-boat on the River Cherwell at Oxford

This is one of my watercolour landscapes – here a view of pedal-boaters on the River Cherwell in Oxford. This is the view from just outside the Botanic Garden – with the Tower of Magdalen College in the background. This landscape is available as either an A4 or A3 sized print from my Etsy shop

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A Garsington Cottage

Garsington is a village on the eastern fringes of Oxford. The village has achurch with views to the south and towards Oxford and Cowley to the west. Part of Garsington’s charm is the contrast between the old historic core of the village and the modern city outskirts, which to me accentuates the feeling of history […]

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