Category geography

‘Then’ and ‘Now’ – exploring change

Then: 1894 Horse-drawn wagons pick their way through the floods of November 1894 towards the city, along the road into Oxford. Parts of the low-lying Abingdon Road lie over the 30-arched Norman bridge which gave its name to the area: Grandpont. The Norman bridge in turn replaced an earlier, Anglo-Saxon causeway. The sturdy brick-built terraced […]

Looking skywards: Kendrew’s cloud photography

In the blog of March 2017 about the problems of 35mm slides it was noted that “ Archaeologists don’t have ‘holidays’, they just have extra time to visit sites. Archaeologists also deliberately take photographs of aspects of sites that non-archaeologists don’t usually capture”  The same is also true of Geographers! Any opportunity to extend their […]