Oxford Colleges (1): Christ Church

            Welcome to Hogwart! Harry Potter fans will probably recognise the ceiling of the Great Hall… without the enchantment, of course:     The film makers built a replica of Christ Church’s Great Hall in the London studios. More information: https://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/visiting-christ-church/hall   The staircase leading towards the hall also featuredContinue reading “Oxford Colleges (1): Christ Church”

Refurbishing Antique Travel Desk

Shortly before Christmas I was lucky enough to find an old travel desk/ writing box in an Oxford antiques store. It was not in a great shape, but very, very cheap: 9.50 GBP! After cleaning, the inside already started looking better: The outside was a bit more tricky. I sanded the surface, using two differentContinue reading “Refurbishing Antique Travel Desk”

Lizard Point, August 2018

  You can’t go further south on this island… Arrived in grey weather, but 15 minutes later the sun came out. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lizard-point

Glendurgan Garden, Cornwall, August 2018

Last year has been very busy, but over the Christmas days I finally managed to sort through some of the pictures I took last year. Here is the first selection of pictures from a short trip to Cornwall: Glendurgan Garden.