Tag Archives: Christ Church

Handful, Oxford and North End Road

Author Gill Hornby in her Daily Mail column takes up the literary genre of expat novels. This is in response to two of her children expatriating themselves: We Brits didn’t only build the model for expat life, we’ve also provided its … Continue reading

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Christ Church Dust-up Brings Waugh Cites in Press

A recent incident at Christ Church, an Oxford college, has been widely reported in the British press. This involved a student, Lavinia Woodward, who was studying to be a surgeon. In a reportedly drug-induced rage, she stabbed her boyfriend (whom … Continue reading

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