Category Archives: Oxford

Facing Demons in Etruria

Out to Fiumcino airport I went, thinking it would be easier to deal with a car rental there and get on to the E80 to Cerveteri and Tarquinia to look at the Etruscan tombs. Alas, Avis at FCO was an … Continue reading

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Protected: Ave atque Vale, Treebeard

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Protected: Bye Bye Burdies?

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Protected: To See A Fine Lady

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Protected: Beatings and Latin again

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Lines Written in the Ashmolean Museum

Father and young sons Looking at Laoco├Ân Museum torture  

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Two Ways About It

This is a talk I was asked to give for new student orientation way back in 2005 here at Sewanee. Two Ways About It New Student Orientation Talk Guerry Auditorium Sunday, August 21, 2005 Good afternoon. Let me be among … Continue reading

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