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April 2nd 2012
Published: April 2nd 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

We had another lovely (rather cool) day yesterday. They are having a drought here and are wishing it would rain and we are so happy when it doesn't. Sounds like a selfish tourist doesn''t it? We actually missed the morning service because we were too late. We thought it was 11:00, but it was 10:30. But, not to worry, the Evensong in the evening was really a proper service and not what we expected. The morning service was just a prayer and communion. The church was full in the morning and about 35 people in the evening. Here are some more pictures.

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At St. GilesAt St. Giles
At St. Giles

Here we were ready for morning service that was almost over when we got there.
A very old cemeteryA very old cemetery
A very old cemetery

I decided to take some pictures of stones that we could still read. This was 1846.

This was on a multiple grave with 6 people's names on the octagonal above ground stone.
And anotherAnd another
And another

I took this one for John Wolfe so he can figure out the dates.
Green Templeton CollegeGreen Templeton College
Green Templeton College

This is the parking lot at Green Templeton College. It had about 10 times that many bikes on a week day.
Chrissy's pictureChrissy's picture
Chrissy's picture

Chrissy took this of us as we waited for our lunch. The pub is Called "the Rickety Press"
Roast DinnerRoast Dinner
Roast Dinner

We had booked here for their Sunday Special of a traditional "Roast Dinner". It was so good, especially the Yorkshire Pudding.
Roast PorkRoast Pork
Roast Pork

Chrissy had the roast pork with applesauce. It was great too.
The Rickety PressThe Rickety Press
The Rickety Press

This was originally a book publisher, but a charming pub now.
Evensong at St. GilesEvensong at St. Giles
Evensong at St. Giles

A beautiful church with a tremendous pipe organ. We'll go back in the week and take some more pictures.

2nd April 2012

Roman challanged
I'll get to work on those numbers. Thanks for the pictures. Do you get these messages?
3rd April 2012

Yes we do get your comments
Yes, we do get your comments and we very much appreciate them. We are praying for your brother and your family. Shirley
3rd April 2012

This is great traveling with you
Thanks so much for the wonderful pictures, Looks like you are well fed and enjoying your trip with your family. Your son and daughter in law are lovely. I appreciate following along, keep me updated.
4th April 2012

Oxford postcard
Thank you for the lovely 4 season postcard from Oxford! It arrived yesterday! What fantastic mail service the Brits and we have! Thanks so much! Jane and Sean

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