Music, Oxford


A review by Hugh Jaeger Galilee Quartet Mostafa Saad – violin  Gandhi Saad – violin Omar Saad – viola Tibah Saad – ’cello supported by PalMusic and Amos Trust St Margaret’s parish church, Oxford, 6 […]

Lifestyle, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Reading


By   Graham Salter On Saturday 1st April, I went to the FT Oxford Literary Festival to hear William Chislett’s talk “Challenges facing the New Spain” On the same day I was alarmed to read […]

Going Out, Oxford, Review

Alice in Wonderland gets the musical treatment

A review by Justyna Olszowa   (20 February 2017) Wonderland the Musical came to Oxford’s New Theatre. Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. […]

Art, Heritage, Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxfordshire

La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre

A review of La Boheme by Nicholas Newman Ellen Kent’s production of La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre 16 February 2017. La Boheme perhaps one of Puccini’s most famous operas, set in Paris’s Latin Quarter of […]

Going Out, Lifestyle, Oxford, Oxford University, Oxfordshire, Review

Degas to Picasso Creating Modernism in France

A review by Guest Reviewer “The Ashmolean Museum’s splendid new exhibition, Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France offers considerably more than some of its visitors may be expecting.  If they are counting on seeing a […]

Bus, Family, Health, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Travel

You dont need the car to visit the hospital

Nicholas Newman It has to be remembered that many people do not drive, due to a variety of reasons including cost, age, illness, lifestyle etc. I think my response with every journey to the hospital […]

Lifestyle, Oxford

Oxford Mayor opens new branch of Shoe Embassy

Today (11 December 2016) Oxford Mayor MOHAMMED Altaf-Khan, together with the founder of Shoe Embassy chain opened its first Oxfordshire branch in front of an audience of invited guests. Shoe Embassy brings the latest in bespoke […]

Buckinghamshire, Bus, Business, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire needs new development and investment

By Nicholas Newman The southeast part of the UK is one of the most economically active regions in Europe. Brexit won’t change the need for the region to continue to evolve and invest in infrastructure […]

Berkshire, Bicester, Buckinghamshire, Business, Europe, Gloucestshire, Hertfordshire, Motoring, Oxford, Rail, Travel

New East-West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’

New East-West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’ – Armitt   The National Infrastructure Commission publishes its interim report into the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford […]

Europe, Graham Salter, Oxford


By Graham Salter Reassuring words about Anglo-Spanish relations from Our Man in Madrid.                        Simon Manley is the British Ambassador to Spain. On Friday he came […]