The Phoenix Said

Quotes from whatever I happen to be reading.


The spirit of elder days found a dwelling here, and we delighted to trace its footsteps.
- Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Dr Frankenstein visits Oxford. The picture above is of the lovely Worcester College 15th-century cottages, where I have quite a lot of my maths tutorials. Snow is a fairly rare sight in Oxford (but then again I’m apparently used to Siberian winters), so this is indeed a special picture!

The spirit of elder days found a dwelling here, and we delighted to trace its footsteps.

- Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Dr Frankenstein visits Oxford. The picture above is of the lovely Worcester College 15th-century cottages, where I have quite a lot of my maths tutorials. Snow is a fairly rare sight in Oxford (but then again I’m apparently used to Siberian winters), so this is indeed a special picture!