The Oxford skyline

by Stephen Tall on March 11, 2007

Turning 30 in a week focuses the mind a tad on things not yet achieved. (I envy those able to take simple pleasure in focusing only on those things already achieved.) Today, I started whittling away at the list.

Admittedly, I began with an easy one – climbing the University church tower here in Oxford, which somehow I’ve never got round to doing after 11½ years living in the city. It’s all too easy not to appreciate what’s on your own doorstep. I’m pleased to say today was one of those occasions my adopted hometown took my breath away.

Here’s the panoramic view which did it for me… (Click on the image for the full effect.)

Oh, and on the walk home, a reminder that spring really is here (at last):