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Fri 11 Jan 2019

“A Time of Hope” 

Oxford Marks Holocaust Memorial Day 

This month Keble College will hold its 12th Holocaust Memorial Day service, which welcomes the sounds of both Keble College Choir and that of the Oxford Jewish Congregation, OxfordShir. The latter is named for the Hebrew word for song, Shir. “It seems to work,” conductor John Dunston says warmly of the wordplay. He and I are both guests of Nevsky Everett, Chaplain at Keble.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

The Big Bang

Spiders

Spiders are not the most loved creatures in the world. I get it, they can be deadly, creepy and at times just downright ugly but when I saw a picture of Britain’s rarest spider – the ladybird spider – I felt a desperate need to help arachnids everywhere with a bit of a re-branding exercise. 

Fri 14 Dec 2018

On the countdown to Christmas, many of us are still searching for the perfect gift for a close friend or relative. Amanda shares her own ultimate gift list, full of great ideas to help you spoil your loved ones this festive season.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Even if the full Kim is inconceivable to your taste or preference, her look has proved curiously pervasive and I’m willing to bet that there will be some element which will have wormed its way into your subconscious

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Columns:

Where The Grass Is Greener

Every so often, everyone should take the time to reassess one’s place in life and consider where one would like to go next

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Men's Health and Movember

“An Everlasting Difference”

The Movember Foundation tackles men’s health on a global scale, year-round. Millions have joined the movement, raising over £440m...

Wed 28 Nov 2018

Love Your Area:

The Best of Deddington

From pies to fine views, via flowers, antiques and real ales, here are OX Magazine’s best-loved Deddington staples...

Tue 27 Nov 2018

Review:

The Predator

When it was announced that Shane Black was writing and directing (co-written with Fred Dekker) the latest instalment in the Predator franchise, fan anticipation went into fever-pitch...

Tue 27 Nov 2018

Columns: 

The Accidental Texan

As an ICU nurse I’ve learned to remain calm in intense or even scary situations... Not in this situation. I shot out of bed naked, screaming, “GET OUT!” while jumping up and down on one leg crying... obviously one of the finer moments of my life.