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Oxfordshire school children stage a school strike for climate change after being inspired by Greta Thunberg. This was pre-pandemic, in May, 2019.

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After the Second World War, many British people were encouraged to go to the colonies to work. In 1952, having completed his psychiatric training at the Maudsley Hospital, my father saw an advertisement for a post at Ingutsheni Mental Hospital in…

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These photos were taken by Lynsey Ford when visitng Oxford in April 2021. They include the Radcliffe Camera, a view of the river and the local wildlife!The Holywell Music Room, on Holywell Street. Holywell Music Room is part of Wadham College.A shot…

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ExperienceI am making a point of going out for a walk every day - something I didn't necessarily do pre-lockdown. Most of my walks are around the local streets or parks, but at the weekend I walked into the centre of Oxford, coming in through the…

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Experience Working at home means long hours at a computer - so I am supposed to go out for a walk or exercise every day. People are trying to make the streetscape more interesting.About the picture(s)A neighbour has put their artwork up on an outside…

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Experience On our walks, we pass local restaurants and pubs that are sitting closed. Their outdoor paths and herb beds are overgrown, and many businesses have personal messages from the owners.About the picture(s)The Fishes pub sits closed on a sunny…

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Experience A general day begins with getting up, having breakfast, then taking a quick look at email. This hasn’t changed but what has is that after that we then have to prepare the homeschooling so we look at the BBC Byte Size activities for the…

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Experience The world is gripped in shockwaves of hurt and anger about the recent death of George Floyd and the issue of racism. At this influential time, protesting is a valuable way to use this momentum to push for systemic change. It’s not clear to…

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Experience I begin to cook by myself, and even learn to make cocktails.About the picture(s)Every day I took 6 pictures for my cooking or drinking made by myself.

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About the picture(s) Leaving Oxford due to the pandemic left a huge gap. I miss wandering around the town, going for a walk in Port Meadow, meeting friends in a pub and spending time in the Common Room. Thus, I'm thankful for the various ways of…
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