The Foundation of Political Thought

August 2, 2014 by  
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The second part of our Oxford Experience, the deliciously enjoyable Summer school in Christ Church, Oxford’s biggest college, was devoted to the course The Foundation of Political Thought, by Dr. James Panton, who looks like a Scottish motorbike-riding construction worker and talks like Socrates. It was an intense, fast-paced course in which we consecutively looked […]

A Week in the Life…

July 26, 2014 by  
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Last week, Yiri and I attended The Oxford Experience again – a Summer course in Christ Church, Oxford. For five days, we were immersed in an analysis of The Beatles, their music, lyrics and cultural significance. This course was taught by dr. Rikky Rooksby, a true┬áRenaissance Man, who is both schooled as a lecturer on […]

Holiday Pictures

August 4, 2013 by  
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My husband and I have returned from a wonderful two weeks in Oxford, England. We took part in the Oxford Experience, a summer school program based in Christ Church, one of Oxford’s most famous colleges. The buildings are probably best known for the movies that were (partly) shot here, such as Brideshead Revisited, The Golden […]