He left a cosy insurance job in Scotland to study English at the age of 28 - ancient by the standards of most who grace the City of Dreaming Spires
Their one and only previous meeting saw little between the two teams, Thunder beaten 27-22 in the city of dreaming spires
Spring Offensive come from Coombes homeland of Oxford and like so many bands from the city of dreaming spires
they are inventive, thoughtful and thought-provoking.
No, it would have made more sense if Chicago had got the one given to Oxford, the City of Dreaming Spires
, and Oxford was given something like Almost As Good As Cambridge.
Morse, of course, was more at home with his books, his classical music and his real ales in the city of dreaming spires
Nearly three quarters (73 per cent) were unable to recognise the city of dreaming spires
- Oxford, with almost a third believing the famous vista to be a cityscape in Istanbul.
OXFORD'S status as the city of dreaming spires
is well-deserved though it has usually been the source of nightmares for punters.