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Native speaker of German, qualified as a teacher of German on a secondary level, offers tuition, proof-reading, translating or any other related services. Tel.: Oxford 240767.

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The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Trust and Trinity College, Cambridge: Arundhati Roy, Winner of the 1997 Booker Prize will give the twenty-second Nehru Memorial Lecture on `The Cost of Living', on Mon., 8 Nov., at 5 p.m. in Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge. All welcome.

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The Rosewood Ensemble, `Cantabile', vocal and instrumental works by Britten, Duarte, Haydn, Molino, Schubert, Paganini, Purcell, Quilter..., in aid of the Teresa Kay Cancer Treatment Appeal, in the Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m., Wed., 10 Nov. Tickets £8 (£6 concessions, accompanied children -free) from The Playhouse, Beaumont St., tel.: Oxford 798600, phone reservations tel.: 01235 553380, or on the door.

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Oxford tutorial School of acting for children (from 7–14 years). The Jericho St Barnabas Community Centre, 33a Canal St., Oxford OX2 6BQ. Classes in voice production, movement and dramas, Sats. 3–6 p.m. Information, interviews, auditions, tel./fax: Oxford 792965.

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Art Exhibition

Spiritual Journey. Works of art by Ron Waddams, Chapel, Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford. Open to the public 12.30–4 p.m., Fri. 28 Oct.,–Sat., 6 Nov. Admission free.

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Services Offered

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:

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:

Eagle Shipping Services offers over 32 years personalised door-to-door, export packing, and shipping, all over the world by sea, air, and road. Special discounted shipping rates for students available. Tel.: 0207 254 1466, fax: 0207 923 1834.

Oxuniprint, Oxford University Press—the University Printers: specialising in booklet and publicity material, typesetting, printing, and finishing. Output Bureau provides high-quality output from disc from all major DTP programs onto paper, bromide, colour-separated positive or negative film; high-quality specialist colour copier service. For service, quality, and competitive prices contact Oxuniprint, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 514691, fax: 514010.

Software Training: I can offer training and help with many Windows applications (Windows 95, word for Windows, e-mail, etc), one-to-one or in small groups. If you are struggling to get started, or want to get the best possible use from your PC resources, contact me and we can see where I can help with filling in knowledge gaps, suggesting short cuts, and turning software use into an enjoyable and meaningful activity. Janet Caldwell, Oxford Software Training, 23 Squitchey Lane, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 511566, e-mail: Janet.Caldwell@Virgin.Net.

A mother of school-age children, history graduate, and experienced schoolteacher, with basic proof-reading qualification and experience, is available for proofreading books, articles, and dissertations.Rate: £8 per hour, negotiable. Tel.: Sara Jones on Oxford 512703, fax: 512699, e-mail:

First class experienced nannies available for part-time, full- time, permanent or temporary positions, as well as a service for evening child care. All nannies have been thoroughly checked, personally interviewed, and all references taken up. Bookings for the Millenium celebrations now being taken. For further information tel.: Kimberley on Oxford 721511.

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Domestic Services

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.

Domestic help needed, North Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 558787.

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Situations Vacant

St Hugh's College seeks an Admissions Assistant, to help with admissions this term, starting work as soon as possible, and finishing at the end of December. Duties will include xeroxing, drawing up interview timetbles, and processing paperwork. The successful candidate will be offered free accommodation, free meals while working, and £100 per week. Anyone interested should apply in the first instance to Mrs Rosslyn Carlisle in the College Office. Tel.: Oxford (2)74910.

A perfect extra job! Do you have an interest in computers and the internet? Do you want to work for an interesting and fast growing internet company? is an independent Danish information service that deals with health, illness and medicine. Our company is expanding quickly and our web site is now amongst the 11 most visited in Denmark. We are establishing a British department in Oxford and seek a versatile web and network technician. Initially the job will involve developing the British web site and checking if the network is working, and assisting if any problems arise. You will work in close co-operation with our British manager, and other editorial staff, as well as having the chance to work with a network of technicians, web developers, web designers etc. from several European countries. The work is flexi-time, about two hours per day initially. However, as the project progresses, the job could develop into a full-time position. We offer a good salary and the position is available immediately. For further information tel.: Jens Chr. Werlinrud on Oxford 304059 (cell phone: 00 45 22616962), e-mail:

General office workers needed, North Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 558787.

Meticulous and numerate persons needed, North Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 558787.

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Houses to Let

Woodstock Road. Spacious, 3-bedroom split level, period conversion. Large loft room, very suitable as a study/computer room, living room, kitchen/breakfast room, and two bathrooms. Off-street parking and use of communal garden, £1,100 p.c.m. For further information please contact Finders Keepers at 226, Banbury Road, Summertown. Tel.: Oxford 311011, or e- mail:

Sandford-on-Thames, fully-furnised, 3-bedroom cottage to let, or house-sit. Available for 3 months from start of November. Situated just outside ring-road on south side of Oxford. Large living/dining room with woodburning stove. Kitchen with fridge-freezer, washing machine, tumble drier, and dishwasher. Bathroom with bath/shower, c.h., large garden, off-road parking. Rent and bills negotiable. Tel./fax: Oxford 773794.

Charming Osney Island house, double and single bedrooms, antique furniture, near river and Oxford railway station, available for long or short lets from £795 p.c.m. depending on length of tenancy. Tel.: Betsy Newell on Oxford 721215, e-mail:

Modern, furnished, 2-bedroom maisonette in Harefields, North Oxford. Available from mid-Oct., for 1 year or more. £750 p.c.m., plus £750 deposit. Tenant pays council tax, water rates, gas, electricity, and phone bills. Tel.: Oxford 553905.

Make finding accommodation easy. Finders Keepers have a dedicated approach to helping you find the right property. Browse through our Web site 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 contact Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: 556993, e-mail:, Internet:

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: 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 764533, fax: 764777, e-mail:

Jericho (North Oxford ): charming, easy to maintain, furnished house for rent. Walking distance to colleges, train station, and bus station; near Port meadow; c.h.; recently redecorated; desks, filing cabinets, several large closets, secluded garden, 21/2 bathrooms, washing-machine, drier, telephone, linen, dishes, 2 bicycles; quiet; suitable for visiting academics. Two bedrooms £950 p.m.; three bedrooms £1,250 p.m. (inc. bedsit with separate kitchen and entrance). Available 31 Dec., for 1 year or less. Tel.: Oxford 775567 (J mackrell, evenings); or contact A. Gaston (Canada), tel.: 613 745 1368, fax: 613 745 0299, e-mail:

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Flats to Let

Heart of Woodstock, 2-bedroom, luxury flat, large sitting- room, dining-room, kitchen, washer/dryer, bathroom, private phone etc. Vacant from mid-Jan., £600 p.c.m. Tel.: 01993 811488.

City Centre: Enjoy being in the heart of things in this 1- bedroom apartment with a parking space, £725 p.c.m. Also there is a newly refurbished 2-bedroom apartment in the same block, also with parking, £850 p.c.m. For further information on these and other properties please contact, Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Rd., Summertown. Tel.: Oxford 311011 or e-mail:

Central North Oxford, four minutes' walk from University Parks, and easy walking to University Science Area, libraries, and city centre. Charming and spacious garden flat, in quiet residential street, including sitting room, double bedroom, kitchen with washing machine, bathroom with bath and shower, plentiful storage space. Gas c.h. Suit single person or couple. No smokers. Available from Dec., £725 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 512138, e-mail:

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 flat in extremely quiet, civilised, large Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential Victorian suburb, with large, light, airy rooms. Ground-floor (available now): 1 double, 1 single bedroom, drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street parking, large secluded garden. Tel./fax: Oxford 552400.

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Accommodation Offered

Paying guests, visiting academics, welcomed for long or short stays in the comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple in exclusive, leafy, quiet North Oxford, within walking distance of all main university buildings, town centre, theatres and cinemas, and only a stone's throw from parks, river, shops, and restaurants. All room have c.h., and alternative heating, colour TV, tea- and coffe-making facilities, microwave, refrigerator or refrigerator availability. Breakfast included in the very modrate terms. Tel./fax: Oxford 557879.

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Accommodation Sought

Couple seeks reasonably priced accommodation to rent in Oxford from Jan., 2000 (Dec., also possible). She is a full-time permanent lecturer at Oxford Brookes, he is a writer and language instructor at Oxford University. One-bedroom flat or house-sitting ideal—house-sharing possible. Tel.: Oxford 512986.

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 contact Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: 556993, e-mail:, Internet:

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 764533, fax us: 764777, or e-mail us: Alternatively, we would invite you to visit our Web site at: and see how we could be marketing your property.

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Accommodation Sought to Rent or Exchange

Room sought by young professional female, smoker, close to city centre, needed Mon.—Fri., only, up to £70 p.w. Room exchange also considered for Mon.—Fri., double room in 3-bedroom house, London, EC1, full amenities, friendly residents, available immediately. Tel.: Fiona on 07974 005075. n

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Holiday Lets

Holidays in Brittany, for those in search of peace, tranquillity, uncrowded roads, safe, clean beaches, cycling, walking, riding, and high class restaurants at low cost prices, Maison Selecte offer a range of charming properties in the Cote d'Armor area of Brittany. Choose from, one bedroom country cottages to four-bedroom farmhouses. For further details, and brochure, tel.: Maison Selecte Properties 00 33 2 96 84 86 50, fax: 00 33 2 96 84 85 19, e-mail:, or write to Le Bourg Tremeur 22250, Brittany, France.

Paris studio: charming, courtyard studio apartment, period building, in the fashionable and very central Marais (Rue St Paul). Quiet, light, well-equipped and attractively furnished. £30 per night or £175 per week for members of the University. Available from 1 Nov., throughout the year. Tel.: Oxford 248532.

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For Sale

Kawai KG-2D grand piano, 5ft 10ins long, mahogany case. A musician's instrument, played, tuned, and serviced regularly, and in overall superb condition. £6,500. Tel.: 01844 208234, e-mail:

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