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Meeting

Modelling Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Interacting Systems, Oxford, Mathematical Institute, 31 Mar.,–1 Apr., (sponsored by the London Mathematical Society). Organiser: P.K. Maini (CMB, Oxford). Tel.: Oxford 280617, e-mail: maini@maths.ox.ac.uk.

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Oxford Art Society, Members' Exhibition

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletcher's House, Park Street, Woodstock, Oxon. Sat., 8 Apr.,–Sun., 7 May (Tues.–Sat., 10 a.m. –4.45 p.m.; Sun., 2–4.45 p.m.; Bank Holiday Mondays 10 a.m–4.45 p.m.; closed Mon., 10 and Mon., 17 May, and Good Friday).

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Oxford University Newcomers' Club

This club exists to welcome to Oxford the partners and families of academic visitors and graduate students. Come along to the Club Room at 13 Norham Gardens any Wednesday morning between 10.30 a.m.and 12 noon, from the week before term starts to the week after term, and throughout the Summer vacation, and sample our programme of events and outings.

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Tuition offered

Psychoanalytic Observational Studies. Applications are now invited for the October 2000 intake for the Tavistock- model Oxford Observation Course. Modules include a 2-year infant observation, a 2-year young child observation, ongoing work discussion, and theoretical seminars. This part-time, largely evening-based, modular course is conducted in small groups, and can lead to a Postgraduate Diploma/MA from the Tavistock Clinic/University of East London. For details and application form please contact Andrea Watson, 12 Rectory Road, Oxford OX4 1BW, tel.: Oxford 243491. Application should be made before 31 May.

Beginner's Social Bridge: you've limited card skills, but you want to play social Bridge. An active learning course, including Mini bridge, bidding, scoring, at City of Oxford Rowing Club, 25 Apr., 10 a.m.–5 p.m. £40 inc. lunch. Contact R & TS on Oxford 774554.

From 24 June–1 July, on the unspoiled Greek island of Kithira, a course will be given on `Scriptwriting:Creating Theatre'. This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in writing for theatre, film, television or radio, and is appropriate for beginners and more experienced writers alike. The emphasis will be on the practical process of writing: the island offers an ideal environment, both for writing, and for testing out of dramatic material. Course tutor: David Mowat. For further details and brochure phone: 02392 830312. E-mail: info@greekexperience.com, web site: www.greekexperience.com.

Piano lessons. Experienced teacher; adults and children. All grades; beginners welcome. Contact Miss P. Read BA (Hons.) LRAM. Tel.: Oxford 510904.

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Services Offered

Town and Country Trees, arboricultural contractors. Tree surgery, felling, planting, hedges, orchard and shrub pruning, stump removal. Fully qualified, fully insured. Tel.: 01869 351540, or 01993 811115.

Personal computer consultants, offering expert advice and tuition for both hardware and software. On site service at home or in the office. We provide upgrades for most computers, or alternatively, we also supply our range of personally built, to your specification, KTec computers. We will also supply or source software to match your requirements. For a quality service, matched with competitive prices, tel.: Chris Lewis on Oxford 461222, fax: 461333, e-mail: info@kristontec.co.uk.

Big or small, we ship it all, plus free pick up anywhere in Oxford. Also 24 hour photocopying, private mailing addresses (24 hour access, and mail forwarding worldwide), binding, fax bureau, colour photocopying, mailing services, and much more. Contact or visit Mail Boxes Etc., 266 Banbury Rd., Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 514655, fax: 514656, e-mail: summertown@020.mbe.uk.com.

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Domestic Services

Do you need a nanny£ All Counties Nannies, qualified and experienced staff. Full and part-time, permanent and temporary. Newborn, toddlers, school age. Our aim is to provide the best possible care for your family. Tel.: Lynda on 01235 524462, mobile: 0402 068165.

Carpet/upholstery/curtain cleaning by Grimebusters, your local specialists. Quality work, competitive prices. Domestic, commercial, college. Also carpet/upholstery stain protection, pre- occupancy cleaning, flood cleaning/drying, oriental rug cleaning. For free estimates and friendly advice, call Grimebusters. Tel.: Oxford 726983 or Abingdon 555533.

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Situations Vacant

St Michael at the Northgate, in Cornmarket Street, the City Church of Oxford, is looking for a full-time Manager for our Visitor Reception Centre, and Saxon Tower. Retail experience, organisational ability, artistic flair, a friendly manner, and an interest in history are essential. Hours 9.30 a.m.- - 4.30 p.m. (5.30 p.m. in summer), Mon.,– Fri. Realistic salary according to qualifications and experience. contact Stephen Pix by 'phone or fax on Oxford 242444.

University Drama Officer 2000–1; salary: £10,400 p.a. Applications are invited for a fixed-term post of University Drama Officer from self- motivated, recent graduates, or soon to be graduates. Applicants should have extensive experience of university student theatre and a broad range of theatre skills. Priority will be given to applications from candidates who have experience of Oxford University drama. Duties include assisting in programming the 3 major venues for student productions (the Old Fire Station, the Burton Taylor Studio Theatre, and the Playhouse); helping students to plan and publicise their productions, and arranging drrama workshops. The duration of the post is 12½ months, from 1 Sept. 2000–14 Sept. 2001. Further particulars can be obtained from Ms Samantha Jones, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (tel.: Oxford 270563, e-mail: Samantha.Jones@admin.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for receipt of applications is Fri., 12 May. It is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week beginning 26 June. The University exists to promote excellence in education and research. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

St Catherine's College: Appointment of Library Assistant. Applications are invited for the post of full-time (35 hrs) Library Assistant, initially on a 2 year contract, to work as an important member of a small team in the running of this busy College library. After the first 2 years the contract is expected to be renewed at the level of 35 hrs p.w. in term-time only (i.e. 3 periods of 10 weeks); however, there is also the possibility that it would continue full- time at 35 hrs p.w. Duties will include maintaining the loan system, assisting readers with enquiries, cataloguing and processing new books and other library duties. Physical fitness will be important as there will be some shelving and shifting of books. The successful candidate must be attentive to detail, and should have a proven aptitude on the computer, with good keyboard skills. A knowledge of automated cataloguing would be useful (although training will be given in necessary). Salary on the University Clerical and Library Scale Grade 3, £11,209–£12,976. Further particulars may be obtained by phoning (2)71707. Applications including a curriculum vitae, and the names of two referees, together with a contact telephone number, should be sent by noon on 31 Mar. 2000 to the Librarian, St Catherine's College Library, Oxford OX1 3UJ. Interviews will be held on Tues., 4 Apr. St Catherine's College is an equal opportunities employer.

Oxford University Student Union. Part-time Office Assistant, term time only. Bright, confident, computer literate individual required to join our team in the Student Union General Office. Preferred applicants will be familiar with a rangee of computer packages including Word, and capable of working with minimum supervision. An excellent telephone manner and a willingness to learn are essential. CV and details of 2 referees should be sent to: Maria Burgess, OUSU, 28 Little Clarendon Street, OX1 2HU. Closing date for applications is 13 April 2000. Tel.: Oxford 270777, or e-mail: enquiries@ousu.ox.ac.uk, for further details.

Oxfordshire Nature Conservation Forum Project Officer. Temporary (10 mths) to cover maternity leave. Full or part-time negotiable. £15,000 p.a. pro rata. Starts 1 June 2000. Forging partnerships that will create a sustainable future for nature, ONCF links over 50 organisations, charities, government and agriculture. This exciting post demands initiative, confidence and tact to strengthen relationships with memebrs and the public; to develop the newsletter and e-mail bulletin; to expand the charity's fundraising and publicity capacity. A lively writing style, IT and administrative skills, and the ability to prepare simple financial reports essential. Knowledge of conservation/the environment, and Oxfordshire an advantage. Own transport essential. For more details ring Sian Liwicki on Oxford 407034. Northmoor Trust, Little Wittenham, nr Abingdon, Oxon. OX14 4RA. Closing date: 3 April. Interview date: 14 April.

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Houses to Let

Victorian terrace house, in Grandpont, 10 mins. walk from city centre. One large double bedroom, 1 bedroom/studio facing south, lovely open-plan ground floor, fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, luxury bathroom with power shower, south facing rear garden. An unusual and inviting house, ideal for entertaining, no smokers or pets, available now. £850 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 721297.

North Oxford house available from 15 Aug. 2000 for one year or less. Walk to colleges, train station, and bus station, near Port Meadow, c.h., recently redecorated, desks, filing cabinets, several large closets, secluded garden, 2 1/2 bathrooms. washing machine, drier, telephone, linen, dishes, 2 bicycles. Suitable for visiting academics. Two bedrooms, £960 p.m.; 3 bedrooms, £1250 p.m (inc. bedsit with separate entrance). Tel.: J. Mackrell (eves.), Oxford 775567, or Canada: A. Gaston, 613 7115 1368, fax 613 7115 0299. E-mail: Tony.Gaston@EC.GC.CA or Gaston@cyberus.ca.

Fully-furnished, 2-bedroom house in Marston. Living room, gas c.h., gardens, kitchen, microwave, telephone, TV, washing machine. Short cycling distance to city via University Parks. £625 p.c.m. No smokers, no pets. Available 1 Apr., initially for at least 6 months, preferably for 1 year. E-mail: ahmet.oral@materials.ox.ac.uk. Tel.: ++ 90 312 290 1965.

North Oxford , available Aug./Sept., for 11 or 12 months, superb furnished Victorian terrace, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, living room, study, maple fitted kitchen/diner, wooden floors, C.h., all mod cons, crockery, linen, etc., garden. £900 p.c.m Ideal for visiting academics. E-mail: sandra@pyne.de, for full details.

Temple Cowley, Oxford. spacious, 3- bedroom, newly built, fully carpeted and curtained, town house (unfurnished) with conservatory, available for yearly rental from 1 Apr., for non-smokers. Integral garage, and parking space for 1 other car. Excellent bus service (1 min. walk) to city and railway station (approx. 15 mins.). Generously proportioned sitting room; 3 double bedrooms; 2 bathrooms (1 en suite); separate cloakroom/WC; large fitted kitchen with washer/drier, built-in oven and hob, fridge-freezer; French doors leading to dining room/conservatory. £950 p.c.m. For more information please contact Katie Enock on + 44 (0) 7940 308765, or Martyn Laycock on + 44 (0) 961 883407; e-mail: beekeeper@bee.co.uk.

Make finding accommodation easy. Finders Keepers have a dedicated approach to helping you find the right property. Browse through our website for up-to-date detailed information on properties available and make use of our interactive database, priority reservation service (credit cards accepted), personal service and professional advice. For further information please contact Finders Keepers at 226, Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011. Fax: Oxford 556993. E-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk. Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

An Englishman's home is his castle— so the saying goes. We cannot pretend that we have too many castles on offer but if you are seeking quality rental accommodation in Oxford or the surrounding area we may be able to help. QB Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents, specialising in lettings to academics, medical personnel, and other professionals. Our aim is to offer the friendliest and most helpful service in Oxford. Visit our web site at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and view details of all the properties that we have currently available to let. Alternatively, telephone, fax, or e-mail us with details of your requirements and we will do whatever we can without obligation. Tel.: Oxford 7611533, fax: 764777, e-mail: info@qbman.co.uk.

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Flats to Let

Central North Oxford, 4 mins. walk from University Parks and easy walking to University Science Area, libraries and city centre. Charming and spacious garden flat in quiet residential street, incl. sitting- room, double bedroom, kitchen with washing machine, bathroom with bath and shower, plentiful storage space. Gas central heating. Suit single person or couple. No smokers. Available from July. £740 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 512138; e-mail:mdy@bioch.ox.ac.uk A luxury, self-catering, 1 bedroom apartment is available for short lets, minimum 1 week. Ideal for visiting academics, business people, or for holidays. Next to the River Thames, yet only 5 mins. walk to the city centre, it is an ideal location. Recently refurbished to a very high standard it consists of: 1 double bedroom, a newly fitted bathroom, lounge/diner with TV, video, sofa/bed etc.; new kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, washer/drier and microwave. By taking advantage of the sofa/bed it will accommodate up to 4 people. The price is £500 p.w. incl. fresh linen, and cleaning once a week, heating and electricity. Oxford Riverside Apartments, tel.: Oxford 310782, fax: Oxford 310649, or: www.oxfordcity.co.uk/accom/pembrok.

Jericho—Great Clarendon Street, Oxford: flat/maisonette suitable for 3 undergraduates; full c.h. (landlord's certificate, etc.); furnished. Tenants responsible for gas, water rates, electricity, and telephone. Available 1 July for 12 months. £845 p.c.m. Tel.: 01993 811614, or Oxford 557824.

Central North Oxford, 10 minutes' walk from city centre, all main University buildings, and parks, and very close to the river. Available for short/long let. Exceptionally well-furnished, comfortable flats in extremely quiet, civilised, large Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential Victorian suburb, with large, light, airy rooms. First-floor flat available now, large double bedroom, large drawing room, kitchen, bathroom; ground-floor available from end June, 1 double, 1 single bedroom, drawing room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street parking and secluded garden. Tel./fax: Oxford 552400.

Murray Court, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Very spacious (200 sq yds.), quiet, first floor flat. Three double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite). Fully furnished to high standard, gas c.h., garage, garden. Within short walking distance Science Area, University Parks and city centre. Non-smokers only. Tel.: Brooks Property Management, Oxford 728597, fax: 794606.

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Accommodation Offered

Accommodation in prestigious area of North Oxford. £20 per night for 1 room (with breakfast), or £45 p.w. (self- catering)–maximum length of stay 3 months. Tel.: Oxford 511657 or 24-hour fax, Oxford 516452. E-mail:mcadex@gofornet.co.uk.

Summer House-sit. Family home available from 8 July until middle to end Sept., North Oxford, within ring road. Fully furnished, 4 bedrooms, off-street parking for 2 cars. Interested in having 1 person or couple house-sit. For further information telephone or fax Oxford 553617.

Islip Village, 8 miles from the city centre. Male/female required for Mon.,– Fri. (flexible), to share house with 1 other, and a dog. Large bright room available. Garden and all mod cons. £280 p.c.m. (bills included). Tel.: Oxford 375629.

Paying guests, visiting academics, welcomed for short or long stays in the comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple, in exclusive, quiet, leafy central North Oxford, within walking distance of all main university buildings, town centre, parks, river, good shops and restaurants. All rooms have colour TV, tea-/coffee-making facilities, microwave, and refrigerator and/or refrigerator and deep-freeze availability, c.h., and independent heating. Breakfast included in the very moderate terms. Tel./fax: Oxford 557879.

Large room, with shower, available in spacious house, to share with one other. In Islip village, approx. 8 miles from Oxford (train station, shops, pubs). £300 p.c.m. inc. bills, exc. phone bills. Tel.: Oxford 373580.

Woodstock Road: light, airy, loft apartment in family home. Bedroom, sitting-room/study, bathroom, light cooking facilities, car parking. On main bus and cycle routes to the city centre. £500 p.c.m. (incl. bills, exc. phone). Tel.: Oxford 552916.

Finders Keepers specialises in managing your home and investment. With our 27 years' experience we assure you of a high level of service from dedicated and professional letting and management teams. Many of our landlords have remained with us since we opened and are still reaping the benefits of our high standards of property management. if you would like details of our services please contact Finders Keepers at 226 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: Oxford 556993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk. Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

Folly Bridge, 6 brand new 1/2 bedroom flats, on the banks of the River Isis, available from mid-May onwards, either for the Summer, or for the academic year from Sept. Accommodation consists of 1 double bedroom, 1 study/single bedroom, sitting room, kitchen, and bathroom. All flats are fully furnished and have magnificent river and Christ Church Meadow views. £900 or £950 p.c.m. Further details from the Bursar, Hertford College, tel.: Oxford 279414, or e-mail: peter.baker@hertford.ox.ac.uk.

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Accommodation Sought

A visiting Scottish academic seeks to rent a studio, or a large room with independent facilities, preferably not too far from the city centre, from the beg. May–mid-late July. Please contact 01224 643800 (answerphone if out), or e-mail: Dnky0111@aol.com.

Commuting academic seeks bedsit, flat share or small flat, within cycling distance of city centre. May through July, or long-term. Tel./fax: 0049 89 2899 6695, or e-mail: gerhard.dannemann@law.ox.ac.uk. (Away until 7 April).

Wanted - house to rent in Oxford from July, initially short term only required, so summer let could suit. Please contact Julie Cox at MRC Harwell on 01235 834393, or e-mail: j.cox@har.mrc.ac.uk Going abroad£ Or just thinking of letting your property£ QB Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents and property managers. We specialise in lettings to both academic and professional individuals and their families, and have a constant flow of enquiries from good quality tenants seeking property in the Oxford area. If you would like details of our services, or if you simply need some informal help and advice without obligation, telephone us: Oxford 7611533, fax us: 764777, or e-mail us: info@qbman.co.uk. Alternatively, we would invite you to visit our web site at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and see how we could be marketing your property.

Academic family looking for 3-bedroom furnished accommodation (flat or house) in the Summertown/North Oxford area, mid- Aug./Sept., for about a year. Contact Marjorie Wallace. Tel.: Oxford (2)75402.

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Accommodation Exchange

A student/writer couple from Iceland looking for a flat in Oxford in May. Own a very nice flat in centre of Reykjavik and want to swap flats. contact: Palsdottir/Olafsson. Tel.: 354 552 0126, e-mail: oink@simnet.is (bragi@nm.is).

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Summer Lets

North Oxford , near St Antony's College and Port Meadow, 15 mins. walk from city centre. Fully furnished Victorian house, 1 double and 2 single bedrooms, 2 living rooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, study. Nice garden. Small friendly cat. Available 30 July–26 Aug. £1,100 for whole 4 weeks. Tel.: Oxford 515077; e-mail: Mollison@40leck.fsnet.co.uk Late-Victorian terrace house, Summertown,N. Oxford. Available for 4 month let (May–Aug.). Two reception, 3 bedrooms and study adjoining largest bedroom, spacious kitchen/dining room. Nice garden. £1,200 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 556270 for more details or appointment to view.

City centre house, with view of Thames, available for 4 months, June–Sept. Fully equipped, 3 bedrooms (2 double, 1 single), 2 bathrooms, gas c.h., garden, garage. £1,000 p.c.m. inc. of charges except telephone calls. Tel.: Oxford 250462.

Large houses to let throughout summer. Ideal for visiting families or sharers. Seven bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and fully equipped kitchens, these properties provide excellent accommodation from July through to Sept. Located within walking distance of Oxford city centre. For more information please contact Julia at Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk, or visit our web site at: www.finders.co.uk.

Recently renovated house in St John St., central Oxford, available from 13 May—15 July. Four bedrooms, 2 studies, 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, well equipped kitchen and utility room, garden. Willing to consider shorter periods. Tel.: Oxford 513009 or e-mail: Ruth.Harris@new.ox.ac.uk.

Five- and six-bedroom houses to let through the summer, located in Jericho, providing excellent accommodation for families or visiting sharers needing to be close to the city centre. These properties are available fully furnished, and equipped, from the beginning of July through to the end of Sept. For more information please contact Julia at Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 31101, or by e-mail at : oxford@finders.co.uk, or visit our web site at: www.find ers.co.uk. n

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Holiday Lets

Costa del Sol, spacious maisonette, sea across the road, swimming pool by the house, 20 year esttablished English community. Leased from June–Nov. (6 mths) inc. Price negotiable. Contact Oxford 511657, or fax: Oxford 516452 (24 hrs).

We have the homes - you have the choice. Private owners rent property in Italy, Spain and Wales. Italy–palatial villa on Lago Maggiore; characteristic apartment overlooking Lake Como; stone-built residence on coast, S. Teresa di Gallura, Sardinia. Spain—Bel Epoc villa with pool, near Sitges/Barcelona. Wales—comfortable family home on Gower Peninsula. For more information and details of other properties e-mail: parfitt@dido.net.

Italy, Umbria. Twelfth-century San Orsola, a short distance Perugia, Todi. Combines charm and comfort in a beautiful settiing of sunflowers, and rolling Umbrian hills. Bed and breakfast, or self-catering. Fresh eggs and veg. Tel.: Maria McCourt 0039 075 8748997.

French Riviera, ground-floor, 2-bedroom flat, between St Raphael and Cannes. Five mins. walk from the beach, pool, shops, restaurants. Tennis and golf nearby. South-facing private patio; parking alongside. Linen provided. Reasonable rates. Tel.: Epsom, 01372 744246.

Dordogne and Rome holiday rentals. Stone house in an acre of garden in the Dordogne, France, with a fabulous 270 degree panorama (sleeps 8/10). Also Rome, Italy, marble floored flat (4/5) and 19th-c., country farmhouse with lovely views, 115 mins. from Rome and 2 hrs to Florence (sleeps 4 with downstairs rooms available to sleep 4 more). Prices vary from £250–£550 p.w. Private owner. Tel.: 01223 353603 for details.

Pembrokeshire Coast: Farmhouse (4 bedrooms) and Barn (3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms). Log fires, panoramic views, spectacular cliff walks. National Trust beaches. £100–£440 p.w. Tel.: Isobel Cox on 01923 856114, or see the photos and other details at: http://gl.home.dhs.org.

South of France, Languedoc, 19th-c. wine-grower's 11- bedroom mansion in 2 acres of secluded gardens, with pool. For rent from 3 June–1 July. Sleeps up to 18. Thirty minutes from the Med., 50 mins. from Montpellier, 20 mins. from Beziers. From £1,000 p.w. Tel.: 00334 67 24 88 52, or e-mail: Nicole.Russell@wanadoo.com; web site: http://www.lamaisonverte.co.uk.

Cornwall—Lizard Peninsula. Self- contained accommodation in delightful 18th-c. house. Sleeps 5; garden, barbecue area, close to the sea. Easy access to all the attractions of West Cornwall. For brochure please ring 01326 280216, or e-mail: Peter@hobsonp.fsnet.co.uk.

SW France. Eighteenth-century auberge, 3 storeys, 4 bedrooms, located in a sleepy village surrounded by vineyards, in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Forty mins. from Carcassone. House period furnished, with adjacent garden. Tel./fax: 001 212 486 4185; web site: www.geocities.com/bouriege.

North Cornwall. This lovely old farmhouse (c.1800) has been caringly divided to provide 2 holiday cottages of great character. A wonderful setting for nature lovers, the River Allen, which is a designated site of `special scientific interest', flows past the meadows of this 10-acre smallholding. Only 5 miles from the coast, a short drive will take you to the lovely old fishing village of Port Isaac. Polzeath and Boscastle are within 9 miles. Walkers and cyclists cana enjoy Bodmin Moor and the Camel Trail is just a short drive. Lounge with woodburner, well equipped kitchen/diner, 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), bathroom/w.c. Full night storage heating. Linen, cot/high chair provided. Regret no pets. £166– £419 p.w. Tel.: 01208 850280 for more details.

Tranquil Umbria. Luxury flat for 2, to let weekly. Large shaded terrace, lovely garden, stunning views. Perugia 15 minutes, Assisi 30 minutes, by car. For further information tel.: 01344 779731.

Tuscany. Family-owned Wine Estate, producing highly recognised wines, olive oil and cheese, offers ancient farmhouse and apartments, accommodating 2 up to 12 plus. Pool, secluded rural setting, half hour central Florence. Tel./fax: (0039) 055 824 9120, e-mail: pgklpoggio@ftbcc.it. `Fattoria Corzano and Paterno'.

Self-catering accommodation 5 minutes walk to city centre. We have 4-bedroom self-contained flats to let from July to Sept., fully equipped kitchens for groups or families. Close to shops, restaurants and buses. A 24-hour lodge with CCTV. Pleasant gardens in tranquil surroundings. Use of the adjacent sports ground. Washing machines on site. Free off-road parking. For rates tel./fax Oxford 725364.

Tuscany. Family-owned Wine Estate, producing highly recognised wines, olive oil and cheese, offers ancient farmhouse and apartments, accommodating 2 up to 12 plus. Pool, secluded rural setting, half hour central Florence. Tel./fax: (0039) 055 824 9120, e-mail: pgklpoggio@ftbcc.it. `Fattoria Corzano and Paterno'.

Crete. A traditional Cretan house in old town Rethimno, superbly renovated to provide space and comfort in beautifully furnished surroundings. Elevated, vine-covered, sitting area with brick barbecue—perfect for alfresco dining. It is in a quiet area, and close to long, sandy beach, taverns, shops, and the many interesting sights in and around this historic area. Sleeps 4 (1 double, 1 twin). Available all year round. £280 p.w., £1,000 p.m. All linen, electricity, and cleaning inc. Tel./fax: Nikolaos Glinias, 0030 831 56525, e-mail: nglynias@ret.forthnet.gr.

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For Sale

Human Instincts Explained, by Nils K. Oeijord. Price $10.95, paperback, 144 pp. Published by Vantage Press, Inc., New York. ISBN: 0-533-13127-8. Human Instincts Explained explains and makes a list of the human instincts—for the first time in history.

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