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Blenheim Palace

On Saturday we took the train west to visit J’s uncle Mark in Reading. He was very kind to wait for us at the train station and pick us up in his car (after some confused wandering around the station by us) and drove us about a half hour out of town towards Woodstock. There we visited one of his …

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Day trip to Oxford…

We got up early and took the train out to Oxford.  The train was a bit long, making stops at a couple of other places along the way.  But we got there and the walk from the train station to town was quite short. We started the day at the  Ashmolean museum, a surprisingly complete and entertaining museum.   We worked …