5 posts tagged "Oxford"

Floods in Oxford, and more 31 Jul 2007

Despite getting her bottom pinched during a live broadcast for Channel 4, I think Sue Turton does very well to stay unfazed and keep going with her story!

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video, Oxford, flood

Varsity Boat Race 2007 01 Apr 2007

Cambridge are favourites for the big race this Saturday. Oxford have won four of the last five encounters but Cambridge lead the series by 78-73, since 1829 with one dead heat.

The showdown happens on April 7th at 4.30pm. Come on Cambridge!

Cambridge, Oxford, varsity, boat race

(no subject) 08 Dec 2002

Last weekend I was in Cambridge, this weekend it was the Dark Side. Am I scouting and plotting revenge for the varsity rugby match this Tues? No, I was invited by Oli to a Merton MCR dinner. Any excuse to dust off the old DJ and be Bond-like .

For Oxford people Oli's mates seemed quite normal though. Well, those in the hockey team apparently broke three noses in one game the other week so I trie...

Oxford, Cambridge, Merton College

(no subject) 26 Oct 2002

Whilst the clocks go back and most of us here in UK are enjoying our much needed extra hour in bed, a friend of mine in Oxford will be performing the "Merton Time Ceremony", which involves walking around the quad backwards drinking port as the time is supposedly standing still. The "Words of Advice for Freshers" is priceless, especially the last two. Freaks, go to a decent university.

Oxford, Merton Time Ceremony

HIFU 06 Sep 2002

Went up to Oxford yesterday to see a demo of the pioneering cancer treatment called HIFU which my godfather is working on. It's all very exciting. Sky News have covered it a little. The Chinese have been treating patients already and clinical trials are about to begin here in the UK. The machine pretty much "cooks" tumours with ultrasound. Here's a better explanation.

HIFU, ultrasound, Oxford