• Oxonian in Cambridge

    Making waves

    Making waves

    Caroline Jackson recalls Heaney’s big splash, charts the course of the Mays anthology, and takes bearings for new directions in poetry.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    Bennett

    Who Needs a Hand?

    Caroline Jackson considers Alan Bennett's recent comments about privilege and unfairness of opportunity at Oxbridge.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    Drugs

    Drugs and Detectives

    Caroline Jackson casts an eye over what's happening across Oxbridge, from pharmaceuticals to fictional sleuths.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    Book

    A Short Month

    Caroline Jackson find a surprising dearth of short stories set in Oxford and Cambridge.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    Oxford’s Pin-Up

    Caroline Jackson celebrates one of the city's most valuable, and enviable, institutions: Daily Info.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    Autumn

    Noise and Silence

    Our Oxfordian in Cambridge has celebrated her birthday -- but the rest of November is leaving her a little more cold.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    Professing Poetry

    Cambridge doesn't have a Professor of Poetry; Oxford just lost one.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    Clown and Gown

    Clown and Gown

    Caroline Jackson delights in the familiar faces of Oxbridge buskers.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    Baby Bard

    Baby Bard

    Caroline Jackson finds out what links the new Royal birth to Shakespeare.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    School’s Out

    School’s Out

    The best exams are the last exams. Obviously. That goes for invigilation, too. Hitherto, there's the loneliness of the long paper paper-provider and pariah-like exhortations to leave quietly so as not to disturb those still sweating.

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