Today we convened class and first order of business was to choose our chapters and individuals who would be representing Oxford to our group. The students’ choices were:
King Charles I
Alice in wonderland and
Their task for the afternoon was to begin working on their team presentations and plot out where in Oxford they want to take the group. Fictive or real, each of these individuasl is associated with places around Oxford and they contribute to our concept of the Oxford Experience.
Today was another extraordinarily lovely day for roaming around the town. While the main streets [High Street, Broad Street, Cornmarket Street] are packed, it does not take much to veer off into narrow side streets and find a different Oxford–an Oxford of a countertenor practicing a song, undergraduates walking in their robes, empty spaces where only ghosts seem to linger.