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Four Minutes

The first step on the moon, the first ascent of Everest, the first solo voyage round the world … There are a handful of moments of extraordinary and heroic human endeavour that live forever in the collective memory. The holy grail of athletics was the four-minute mile. People said it couldn’t be done, that it was physically impossible. ... CONTINUE READING

Feedback 2023

We’re fast approaching Morris Oxford’s fifth anniversary, and all the excitements of a New Year. Before we finally ring out the old, however, let’s take a moment to reflect on the extraordinary year that was 2023. In January we published the first of our profiles of Oxford people: Monawar Hussain MBE is an Imam in East Oxford, a Tutor ... CONTINUE READING

Shuffle

On 28 March 1913 a car was built which was destined to change the course of history. Its name was the Morris Oxford, its badge an ox fording the Isis. 109 years later we bring you the new-look Morris Oxford website. It has several innovative features – not least the Morris Oxford Shuffle – but the ... CONTINUE READING

Ox-Bridged

Last month we posted a photographic essay featuring ten of Oxford's historic bridges. Here's the full Story: There’s really only one place to start: Grandpont. Big bridge. The name says it all. The giant blocks of corallian ragstone which underpin it were hewn and levered into place nearly a thousand years ago at the command of Robert d’Oilly, henchman ... CONTINUE READING

Oxford Abridged

Oxford is a very watery place: encircled by rivers, criss-crossed by streams, perennially flood-prone. Its location has been defined by water, its destiny shaped by it. This is the (beginning of the) Story of Oxford in ten crossings – an abridged history you might say. Do you recognise the bridges below? They are captioned with extracts from next month's Story, ... CONTINUE READING

New Year Quiz 2022

Happy New Year – and Welcome to the Morris Oxford Quiz 2022. It’s time to dust off the cobwebs and reactivate the neurones! How well do you know Oxford? Here are 10 questions to test your local knowledge.

Feedback 2021

Yuletide Greetings! We’re fast approaching Morris Oxford’s third Christmas: a time for celebration, commemoration, consumption – and possibly even combustion. Before we finally ring out the old and bring in the new, let’s take a moment to reflect on the extraordinary year that was 2021. On New Year’s Day (what a long time ago that now seems) we published ... CONTINUE READING