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Gazette 102

OXFORD 26-29 August 2011

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Canal  Canal
Longboats on Oxford canal*

Punts on the river Cherwell

Eagle & Child   Eagle & Child
The Rabbit Room in the Eagle and Child* on St Giles
This was where The Inklings, a group of literary friends including C S Lewis & J R R Tolkien, met to read & discuss their works
The document under the clock (left) contains all their signatures & the round plaque (right) commemorates the group

Eagle & Child  Eagle & Child

Lamb & Flag
The Lamb & Flag* across the street from The Eagle and Child
Thomas Hardy wrote Jude The Obscure here & it was also frequented by The Inklings

Old lane   Derek
Old cobbled lanes near the castle

Old lane

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2011