|The cricket pavillion and pitch at the |
perfect for a game of frisbee with Jack.
"Ride," Pleasure said:
"Walk," Joy replied.
|Make your feet your friend.|
together just about any time of the year-even in winter.
has twice its usual value.
~George Macauley Trevelyan
Someone is pretty happy at the
prospect of their ice cream cone.
chasing after the frisbee.
Because of that same spirit of conservation, which runs likes a deep well through the people and the country of Britain, Oxford too has acres and acres set aside for parks and open spaces, right within minutes of the city centre. The largest is the University Parks, which was first formed between 1855 & 1860, after the land was purchased from Merton College.
original plantings in 1865,
just after the purchase of the land.
Enter the parks via gates along South Parks Rd, Norham Gardens, or a main gate on Parks Rd. It's a walking park, so no bicycles are allowed, whether ridden or walked. For ice cream, in our opinion a necessity for summertime walks, find JimBobs at the Pavilion right next to the cricket pavilion in the centre of the parks. And be sure to look for Jack!
go out walking. Angels whisper to
a man when he goes for a walk.