Research Travel 2018—Goodbye, Oxford

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My final Oxford adventure was to visit a coffee roaster a few blocks south of my AirBnB in East Oxford. It was called “The Missing Bean” and delivered a fine

Research Travel 2018—About Town in Oxford

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Having rushed around the last few days to see the major attractions of the city, I spent Thursday in a more leisurely manner. Here is near Addison’s Walk at Magdalene

Research Travel 2018—The Bodleian Library at Oxford

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Famously this library has appeared in a number of films, including Harry Potter (more to come on that). It houses the book that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien’s Red Book

Research Travel 2018—Antiquities (& Dinosaurs)

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Museum hopping this afternoon. First to the Ashmolean Museum for some cuneiform and ancient Near Eastern culture, including the Sumerian King list, some Persian tiles, and Assyrian reliefs. The Natural

Research Travel 2018—Rise and Shine

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I feel close to being back on a normal schedule today. I am up before 6am, drinking coffee I made with my aero press and working through edits on my

Research Travel 2018—Now calling at Oxford Station

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I jumped off the train at Oxford and ran for the bus, stashed my luggage at my AirBnB before meeting Dr. John Goldingay at the Queen’s Lane bus stop. We

Research Travel 2018—Another Cloudy Day in UK

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After a very restless night mixed with deep sleep and wide awakeness (thank you, jet lag!), I am up and having a lovely little spot of tea at breakfast in

Research Travel 2018—A Trip Across the Pond

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Sunday crept up on me as I crossed the Atlantic Ocean. I believe I managed about five hours of sleep on my nine-hour-flight. When I arrived in London, there was