Sitting at Heathrow. We arrived early. Exceptionally early. But after listening to traffic reports over our last few weeks in the UK, of major delays on all the motorways, we didn’t want to take any risks. Murphy’s Law meant that by being early there were of course no problems! Check in was straight to the counter (the big school group arrived minutes later). Security was nearly walk through. So now we have time on our hands. Time to post the final blog for this trip. Time to reflect and go though the photos that will trigger memories of the past seven weeks. Each stage was unique and offered us different perspectives to consider and marvel at. Historical and natural wonders have been encountered daily and apart from a flat tyre the travel has been varied and hassle free.
So to finish here are a few photos from today. Yes we went back into the centre of Oxford. We walked around Christ Church; the Cloisters, the Great Hall (Harry Potter connection again) and the Cathedral. Our last serendipitous moment was landing in the cathedral for a free guided tour. We were introduced to the stained glass window representing medieval figures which had a flushing toilet in the background (the craftsman must have been intrigued by them as they had only just been introduced when the windows were created). The difference in window shapes was explained and we found a plaque to John and Charles Wesley. Finally a snooze on the lawns in front of Christ Church College prepared us for the short trip down the road and the long trip home.
Thanks for sharing the journey, your comments and interest in what has been a great frazzletrip!