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A Sunday Drive in Oxfordshire

Posted on July 30, 2007 by Holly Hayes
Part of: Graduate School in Oxford

Sunday evening we drove over to our new favorite cinema to see The Simpsons Movie, which has gotten astonishingly good reviews. But the parking lot was absolutely packed and we knew the theater would be too, so we turned around and went home.

But it was such a beautiful evening, and you know from all my whining that that has been a rarity these days, so we took our time getting home. David took us for a wonderfully scenic drive around our local area, and we discovered a new hill covered in gorgeous wheat fields. We pulled over and took in the views and fresh air for a bit and it was just fantastic. Better even than a movie, and I like movies.

oxfordshire countryside
Left side of the road.

oxfordshire countryside
Right side of the road.

And we visited two local churches on the way home as well, taking advantage of the rare sunshine to take a couple snaps with our little camera.

stadhampton church
Stadhampton, with fat tower.

st james, little milton
Little Milton, with tall tower.

lodge houses, little milton
"Pepperpot" lodge houses in Little Milton, across the street from the church. The one on the right was actually available for rent when we were looking! Not a lot of space or windows, though.