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Oxford University Gazette, 18 October 2007 : Advertisements


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The University of Oxford and Oxford University Press accept no responsibility for the content of any advertisement published in the Gazette. Readers should note that the inclusion of any advertisement in no way implies approval or recommendation of either the terms of any offer contained in it or of the advertiser by the University of Oxford or Oxford University Press.

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Oxford University Newcomers' Club

Oxford University Newcomers' Club has moved to the University Club, 11 Mansfield Rd, Oxford OX1 3SZ. The Club welcomes the wives, husbands or partners of newly-arrived graduates and visiting academics to the University. It aims to offer help, advice and information, and the opportunity to meet others socially. Informal coffee mornings are held at the University Club every Wed. 10.30–12 noon from 0th week to 9th week, both inclusive. Newcomers with children (0–4) meet every Fri. in term 10.15–12 noon. Other term-time activities include an Art Group, a Book Group, Informal Conversation Group, Garden Group, Antiques Group, village walks and tours to colleges, museums and other places of interest. Visit our website: www.ox.ac.uk/staff.

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Society for Graduates

Meetings are held on Fri. 8 pm in the Okinaga Room in Wadham College, Parks Road. Visitors are welcome. Graduates of any university and of all ages are eligible for membership. Members: £6 per term. Visitors: £2 per meeting. 19 Oct., Chris Danziger, lecturer: 'What a romance my life has been! Napoleon I's unimaginable career'; 26 Oct., Dr Allan Chapman, science historian: 'Sir Christopher Wren of Wadham—astronomer, scientist and architect'; 2 Nov., Lucy Kelaart, editor, Steppe Magazine: 'A Central Asian panorama'; 9 Nov., David Day, Pendon Museum: 'Pendon Museum—modelling the past for the future'; 16 Nov., Prof. Andrew Turberfield, Dept. of Physics: 'DNA nanostructures'; 23 Nov., Ann Spokes Symonds, author: 'Snobbery and tradition in North Oxford'; 30 Nov., Adrian Hewitt, FRSA: 'Climate change: technology, economics and the collective consciousness'; 7 Dec., Cecillie Swaisland, author: 'The Boer War letters of a great uncle'. For more information, contact Anita Segar, President, on 01865 730574.

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Volunteers Sought

The Independent Monitoring Board at Bullingdon Community Prison near Bicester is looking to recruit new volunteers to join its team. The Board monitors the day-to-day life in the prison and seeks to ensure that proper standards of care and decency are maintained. Special qualifications and experience are not needed and extensive training will be given both within the prison and on external courses. Applications are welcome from anyone over the age of 18 and from all backgrounds and walks of life. Appointments to the Board are made by the Secretary of State for periods of up to 3 years, subject to a probationary period of 1 year from the day the appointment is made. The position is unpaid but expenses are covered. For further information, please telephone Simon Curtis, the IMB clerk, on 01869 353100 or go to www.imb.gov.uk.

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Light and shadow: Oxford in early twentieth- century prints, 19 Oct.–3 Nov., Sanders of Oxford, Rare Prints and Maps. This month we are proud to present a selection of early twentieth- century Oxford scenes. Featuring Bernard Gotch, William Nicholson, Muirhead Bone, Sydney Carline, Mortimer Menpes, Ferdinand Giele and Albany Howarth. 104 High St, Oxford. Tel.: 01865 242590. Fax: 01865 721748. Email: SOXINFO@btclick.com. Website: www.sandersofoxford.com. Opening hours: Mon.–Sat. 10 am–6 pm. Free admission.

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MECO Event

MECO monthly forum: Dr Asghar Ali Engineer, the noted Indian Muslim scholar of Islamic jurisprudence and Qur'anic exegesis and the foremost exponent of liberation theology in Islam, will deliver an indepth presentation entitled: 'Islam, women and gender justice' on Tues., 23 Oct. at 5 pm in the Haldane Room, Wolfson College. All welcome. For further details email info@meco.org.uk or phone 01865-766032.

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Books Bought and Sold

Visit St Philip's Books at 82 St Aldates, Oxford (opposite Christ Church gardens). We specialise in academic and second-hand books in the humanities, especially theology and history, also literature, art and philosophy. Over 9,000 books in stock. Open Mon.–Sat. 10 am–5 pm. Catalogues by post or email. Website at www.stphilipsbooks.co.uk. Good prices paid for large or small collections; we can collect. Call Christopher Zealley on 01865 202182.

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Antiques Bought and Sold

Antiques and decorative objects bought and sold: desks and library furniture always wanted, also garden stonework and large gilt picture frames—any condition. Please call: Greenway Antiques, 90 Corn St, Witney, Oxon. Open Mon.–Fri. 9.30 am–5 pm, Sat. 10 am–4 pm. Tel.: 01993 705026, mobile: 07831 585014.

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Restoration and Conservation of Antique Furniture

John Hulme undertakes all aspects of restoration: 30 years' experience; collection and delivery. For free advice, telephone or write to: The Workshop, 11A High St, Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 5AD. Tel.: 01608 641692.

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Services Offered

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 world-wide), binding, fax bureau, colour photocopying, mailing services and much more. Contact or visit Mail Boxes Etc., 266 Banbury Rd, Oxford. Tel.: 01865 514655, fax: 01865 514656. Email: summertown@020.mbe.uk.com. Also at 94 London Rd, Oxford. Tel.: 01865 741729, fax: 01865 742431. Email: staff@mbeheadington.co.uk.

Town and Country Trees Limited: tree care specialists; local authority-approved contractors; fully insured and qualified; tree stump removal. Reports, surveys, free advice and quotations. Tel.: 0845 458 2980 or 07976 261850.

Carpenter/joiner. For bookcases and wardrobes, etc. made on site to your specifications. Portfolio available. Call Rob Guthrie on 01993 868892 (evening) or 07961 444957 (daytime). Email: rob@robguthrie.com. Web: www.robguthrie.com.

Bicycles: quick and inexpensive repairs, servicing, new/used bikes, short- and long-term cycle hire, student deals, 20 per cent summer repairs (parts and labour) discount to University staff. Free bicycle check-up. Our 2 shops: Oxford city centre: BikeZone (open Mon.–Sat.), www.BikeZoneoxford.co.uk, 6 Lincoln House, Market St, off Cornmarket/Turl St. Tel.: 01865 728877. And Summertown Cycles (open 7 days), www.SummertownCycles.co.uk, 200-202 Banbury Rd. Tel.: 01865 316885. We stock the full range of bicycle accessories, including high visibility night clothing. For opening hours, see websites. Contact by telephone, or come and see us. Visit early, and small repairs may be ready the same day. A tax-efficient bicycle purchase method for PAYE staff, using 'Cycle Scheme' (saving upwards of 35 per cent), is available to University employees and can be arranged for college-employed staff; also by arrangement with other employers. Please ask our staff and collect a leaflet.

Oxford Integrative Counselling (MBACP). Problems? People seek help for a variety of reasons: depression, stress, relationship difficulties, anxiety, loss of direction and creativity, lack of fulfilment, bereavement and loneliness. Sharing and exploring your situation with a trained counsellor can help you consider an alternative perspective and lead to deeper understanding. Low-cost counselling available. Fully-trained supervision also available for therapeutic counsellors, trainees (low-cost) and others in therapeutic healing professions. Tel.: 01865 558482.

Learn to drive really well with an Advanced Driving Instructor who has been teaching in Oxford for 13 years with a 75 per cent pass rate (national average: 45 per cent). Free 1 hour when you book your first 2-hour lesson. Intensive courses, motorway and refresher lessons all tailored to suit your needs. Call Paul on 07786 176122. Email: ACzyba@aol.com. Website: www.instructortraining.org.uk.

Alexander Technique—who can benefit? Anyone who sits in front of a computer all day; anyone with back or joint pain; musicians; dancers; singers; actors; lawyers and academics! What can it help with? Stress, poor posture, back trouble, RSI, improved performance and skill in almost any activity. For lessons in central Oxford (Beaumont St) and in Headington, contact Stephen Cooper. Tel.: 01865 765511. Email: s.c@btinternet.com. Web: www.hatso.com.

Plumbing and heating engineer, specialising in design and installation of heating and hot water systems; boiler installation, service and repair. Landlords' gas safety certificates. Corgi registered 223135. Trained engineer for Baxi and Worcester Bosch. Ten percent discount for University/OUP members. Please contact Rob Robertson: 07816 835520 or rrobertson2002@aol.com.

Woodworker, City and Guilds qualified, for quality work including tables, chairs, shelving, cupboards, etc. Imaginative use of space to solve storage requirements. Where possible, timber used is from sustainable or reclaimed sources. See www.agridley.co.uk for examples of work. Call 07989 474833 or email Alison@agridley.co.uk.

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Domestic Services

Carpet/upholstery/rug cleaning by Grimebusters, Oxfordshire's local specialists. Domestic, commercial and college. We offer you the latest wet or dry cleaning systems at highly competitive rates. Fully insured, trained and NCCA approved. Free estimates and friendly advice. Tel.: 01865 726983 / 01235 555533 / 01993 868924.

DP Gardening Services. RHS-trained gardener available across Oxfordshire. Carry out garden makeovers if selling/renting out your property or just taming your wilderness! All aspects of garden services including hard landscaping. Fully insured, friendly advice, free estimates (within 5 mile radius of OX5). Excellent references. Contact Debbie Payne on 07810 420711 (mobile) or www.dpgardening.co.uk for more information.

Local Oxford lady with many years' experience seeks housework and ironing. Also available for baby-sitting, weekdays and weekends, if required. Short notice a possibility. University/education personnel especially welcome, short- or long-term. Summertown area or nearby. Excellent references available. All replies answered. Kindly telephone 07810 513429.

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Services Sought

Professional editor sought for PhD thesis, National Socialism/modern German history. Email: gruemmert@yahoo.de. Tel.: 07961 808589.

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Situations Vacant

College of Engineering, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Alfaisal University is a private, not-for-profit, research university, comprising the Colleges of Engineering, Science and General Studies, Medicine, and Business, and will commence its programmes in Autumn 2008. The College of Engineering will offer undergraduate and graduate programmes in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Aerospace, Materials and Chemical Engineering. All programmes have been developed by renowned scholars from leading universities in the UK and the US. Alfaisal Engineering seeks candidates for the following positions, commencing in August 2008: Founding Senior Faculty, Research Scientists, Lecturers, Post- docs, Instructors and Engineers. The deadline for applications is 31 Dec. Interviews for leading positions will be conducted in Jan. and Feb. in Cambridge, UK and Cambridge, MA, USA. Queries and applications should be sent to engnr_recruiting@alfaisal.edu. The subject line should specify the discipline, subdiscipline, position, and the advertisement reference.

Oxfordshire Artweeks Education Charity Kids@Art/Art4Age: the trustees are seeking a Coordinator to administer the running of artists' residencies in schools and homes for the elderly. The work falls into two parts: organizing and coordinating up to 25 residencies annually; and raising the funds to pay for them. The Coordinator should be self-employed. Remuneration is a fixed fee for the hours needed (averaging 6 hours/week over the year) plus commission on money raised above a fixed base. Enquiries and applications by 4 Nov. to the Chairman, Mary Moser. Tel.: 07773 146260. Email: mary@moser.demon.co.uk.

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Houses to Let

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 website at www.qbman.co.uk and view details of all the properties that we have currently available to let. Alternatively, telephone, fax or email us with details of your requirements and we will do whatever we can without obligation. Tel.: 01865 764533. Fax: 01865 764777. Email: info@qbman.co.uk.

North Oxford Property Services. Specialising in Oxford city centre letting. Established 17 years. We offer quality accommodation for academics and students. If you have a property to rent or you are looking to rent in the city centre then ring our friendly staff or come and visit our central Jericho office. We value your custom. 47 Walton Street, Jericho, Oxford OX2 6BQ. Tel.: 01865 311745. Web: www.oxfordlet.com.

Recently renovated Oxford house to let for winter term, 18 Dec.–19 Apr. Quiet neighbourhood close to shops, 10 mins. from city centre. Two available bedrooms (one en suite), bath, utility, living and dining rooms, plus large sunny room overlooking patio and small garden. All appliances incl. dishwasher. Suit professional/academic couple. N-s. £750 p.c.m. plus utilities. Email: j.cardy1@physics.ox.ac.uk.

Central Oxford. Beautiful spacious 4- bedroom family house available in Jericho from 1–31 Dec. Four bright bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, huge kitchen, dining room and sitting room, wireless internet and lovely garden. Totally furnished and the usual appliances are all provided. The house has a great location backing onto the canal and within easy walking distance of the city centre and university departments and libraries. More details: cristopher.ballinasvaldes@politics.ox.ac.uk.

A delightful detached 2-bedroom Cotswold stone period cottage is available immediately for rent in the peaceful, sought-after village of Wootton (near Woodstock, 7 miles from Oxford). The cottage has a wood-burning stove alongside background electric heating and a small well-tended garden. Suitable for a n-s single professional or a visiting academic couple. £1,050 p.c.m. A summer house containing a Japanese-style room is also available (additional £100 p.c.m.). Tel.: 01865 326138. J.Suzuki@rl.ac.uk.

House to rent near Kidlington down a quiet no-through road. Postgraduate preferred. 1 Feb.-1 Apr. 2008. Email: phillipsclare@hotmail.com.

Full of character, central and spacious 3- storey Victorian house, 3 mins. walk from Magdalen Bridge. Sitting room, dining room, Shaker-style breakfasting kitchen with French doors onto patio, 55-foot secluded garden, large cellar. Five bedrooms, bathroom and shower- room. Original fireplaces and sash windows throughout. Unfurnished, but good Challen upright piano included if wanted. Long let from mid-Oct. £1,750 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 203197. Email: kthomson@dircon.co.uk.

Quiet rural location, 7 miles north of Oxford City Centre. Unfurnished farm cottage, 2 bedrooms, g.c.h., garden, parking, not on bus route. Non-smokers. No children or pets. Seeking long- term let of 1 year or more. References required. £665 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 376824.

Eynsham: 4-bedroom cottage to let from 1 Nov. £850 p.c.m. Garden, garage and parking, situated in quiet side road off main square. Bathroom with separate shower, kitchen (white goods included), downstairs cloakroom and large living room. Great village 5 miles from city with buses every 10 mins. (peak) or 30 mins. cycle. Easy walking distance to excellent nursery, 1 y and 2 y schools with places!! Great landlord, 1-year contract. Tel.: David Pimm 01865 881388. Email: eric.oneill@rob.ox.ac.uk.

House for rent. Attractive Victorian terraced house Fairacres Rd, off Iffley Rd. Furnished. Available to rent to group of 4 responsible professionals/postgraduates requiring shared accommodation/community. It may be possible to let to individuals. Four bedrooms, living room, conservatory room. Six months minimum. Available now, £1,225 p.c.m. Deposit and references required. Email: davactive@hotmail.com or tel.: 079 544 01802.

Five-bedroom house to let in Cumnor Village. Large kitchen, 3 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms, garage, mature garden backing onto fields. Convenient for Oxford and on the pick-up routes for all the private schools. Available now at £2,500 p.m. For more details and pictures please email fraser.pam@gmail.com or phone 01865 862062.

Wytham: a grade II restored former Dover House in this historic village. The house has been renovated throughout and has retained its character and original features. Unfurnished. Flexible accommodation over 3 floors, 4/6 bedrooms, numerous reception rooms, beautiful mature garden. Available 15 Oct. at £3,500 p.c.m. Please contact Finders Keepers at 01865 311011 quoting reference 3456.

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Flats to Let

Self-contained 1-double-bedroom flat with balcony, situated on Harcourt Hill, overlooking green belt. Within 5 mins. of Brookes campus; bus service to central Oxford. Fully furnished, with c.h. and double-glazing, including very large sitting room, double bedroom with wash basin and large fitted wardrobe, fully-equipped modern kitchen and power shower room. Telephone connection with broadband. Parking space for 1 car. Available from mid-Oct. £650 p.c.m. Tel.: 01235 553222.

North Oxford : spacious and stylish apartments in brand new gated development, furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high standard, 2 double bedrooms. Available from 12 Nov. for short lets at £1,500 p.c.m. all inclusive or £995 p.c.m. for 6 months plus. Please contact Finders Keepers at 01865 311011 quoting reference 3439.

Central North Oxford: an attractive and spacious split-level apartment in a period conversion, fully furnished, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, off-street parking, £1,500 p.c.m. Please contact Finders Keepers at 01865 311011 quoting reference 2640.

Granville Court, London Rd, between Brookes University and South Parks in a spacious, green and well-kept setting; easy access to city centre, hospitals, buses, etc. Furnished, spacious, light 2-bedroom 2-bathroom ground-floor flat; living-dining with doors to garden, kitchen, bathroom, en suite shower room to larger bedroom. Recently refurbished. Minimum 6-month lease. Would suit a n-s professional couple, or 2 sharers; £900 p.c.m. exclusive of other bills. Email: dorothymyers@gn.apc.org.

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Accommodation Offered

Thomas Merrifield Lettings. We let and manage property throughout Oxford and Oxfordshire and always have a good selection of furnished and unfurnished properties available for 6- or 12-month lets. We have a team of dedicated staff based in Jericho in Oxford and would be delighted to help you with your accommodation search. Please phone us on 01865 515900. Fax: 01865 310823. Email: info@tmlettings.co.uk. Website: www.thomasmerrifield.co.uk.

Finders Keepers: for all of your accommodation needs please contact us—Oxford's rental specialist. Tel.: 01865 311011. Website: www.finders.co.uk.

Visiting academics welcomed for short or long stays in comfortable home of semi-retired academic couple, situated in quiet, exclusive, leafy central north Oxford within walking distance of main university buildings, town centre, parks, river, shops and restaurants. Rooms have colour TV, tea, coffee and kettle, refrigerator and microwave, c.h. and independent heating, broadband. Very moderate terms, linen, cleaning and breakfast included. Tel./fax: 01865 557879. Email: DVL23@talktalk.net.

Large, light, beautiful en suite attic room in family house in Iffley Fields. Wireless, community charge, gas and electricity all incl. £590 p.c.m. Would suite n-s professional. Please phone 01865 251592 for further details.

B and B: comfortable, convenient accommodation suited to academics. One min. to bus. Easy parking. Quiet, attractive private home. Discounts for longer stays. Tariff negotiable. University colleges and Science Park within easy access. Pleasant riverside walks close by. Tel.: 01865 770501. Email: colejustine@yahoo.co.uk.

Short-term accommodation: single room (9.5 x 12 feet) in shared house. Riverside location. Close to train and bus stations. Suit mature academic/professional, n-s. £250 p.w. (no bills). Own shower room. Wireless internet, washing machine, washing up machine, parking included. Contact Chris Standing at Cstanding@googlemail.com or 07765 668108.

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Self-catering Apartments

Fully-furnished and serviced 3- and 4-star self- catering apartments available in North Oxford; 15 mins. from city centre. Suitable for short lets for visiting academics or business people. From £330 p.w. all inclusive. Sleeps 2–5 people. Tel.: 07870 234725. Website: http://www.weeklyhome.com. Email: info@weeklyhome.com.

OxfordShortlets offers a portfolio of high quality self-catering short let properties as an excellent alternative to hotel/guesthouse and bed and breakfast accommodation in Oxford and the surrounding villages. We have a wide selection of quality homes available for short stay lets from 1 week up to several months. OxfordShortlets provides property rental on a short-term basis for professional individuals, groups or families requiring housing while visiting Oxford for holiday/vacation, business/academic, relocation purposes or temporary accommodation in between homes. For more information, please call us on 01865 311696, fax us on 01865 511010, email admin@oxfordshortlets.co.uk or visit our website at www.oxfordshortlets.co.uk.

Luxury serviced apartments in the centre of Oxford. Ten per cent discount for all members of, or visitors to, the University of Oxford. Two bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fully-equipped kitchen, separate lounge/diner. Computer, printer, Internet access, satellite TV, allocated parking, secure entry system, welcome pack and much more. Minimum of 2 nights' stay. Contact Ambassador's Oxford on 07795 955918. Email: ambassoxford@btinternet.com. Website: www.ambassadorsoxford.co.uk.

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Office Accommodation available

Office accommodation in Oxford: North Oxford, 5 mins. from St Giles'. Detached garden bungalow with private access, 4 rooms and amenities. Alternatives: a suite of 3 rooms, another of 2 rooms. Facilities complete—BT, NTL, fax outlets, broadband, car-parking. Quiet location. Tel.: 01865 511111.

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Accommodation Sought

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: 01865 764533, fax us: 01865 764777 or email us: info@qbman.co.uk. Alternatively, we would invite you to visit our website at www.qbman.co.uk and see how we could be marketing your property.

Finders Keepers: for all of your accommodation needs please contact us—Oxford's rental specialist. Tel. 01865 311011. Website: www.finders.co.uk.

Visiting professor from USA seeks furnished accommodation for a family of 4, including 2 charming young children, from early Jan.–June 2008. Walking or bus access to the university is desired. Two bedrooms would be sufficient, though 3 would be preferable. We are n-s and homeowners, and we can give Oxford references. Tel.: +1 302 454 1239 or email driscoll@udel.edu.

Two professional authors (and graduates of Oxford University) in refuge from the housing market seek family-sized accommodation in North Oxford at reasonable rent beginning any time between Nov. and Jan. for period of 6 months or more. Would make ideal tenants! Please email on bmwork@yahoo.com or call 01229 716154. No agencies please.

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Holiday Lets

Two pretty, isolated, old-fashioned Sussex cottages for rent by week or weekend. Open fires, polished floors, large studies, lots of books, unfitted kitchens. No TV, no telephone. Set in own organic farm with woods, valleys, river, and views of South Downs. University, OUP and College members only. Prices from £125. Email: haroldcarter@mac.com.

Florida sabbatical: dreaming of warm temperatures, powdery beaches? 350 days sunshine yearly! Take advantage of strong pound and come to Sarasota, cultural capital of Florida's west coast. Sixteenth-floor self-catering well-appointed apartment with brilliant sunsets facing bay, sleeps 6. Two bedrooms, 2 baths, exercise and massage rooms, pool, meeting rooms, lounges, walk to restaurants, parking, 24-hour concierge service, fully equipped. Available monthly £1,750. Tel.: 01865 725562. Email: valsutter1609@comcast.net.

French Riviera: self-catering townhouse with spectacular views Gorges du Loup, charming medieval village located hills behind Nice; 10 km from Grasse, 20 km St-Paul-de-Vence, 15 km Cannes. Sleeps 4, modern kitchen all conveniences, fully-equipped, well- appointed. Marvellous hiking, biking, shopping, olive mills, vineyards and perfumeries nearby. Available weekly £550, monthly cheaper. 45 mins. from Nice airport. Parking. Sorry no pets or smokers. Tel.: 01865 725562. Website: www.greatfrenchrentals.com.

Paris—Marais—delightful 1-bed apartment, ideal for 2 adults (plus 2 children). First floor with large sitting room with en suite kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom (shower). The flat is surrounded by a balcony with lovely views over the square and gets plenty of sunshine. Available for short or medium lets. Website: www.ajparisflats.com. Contact Dr J.H. Chamberlain by email on joe.chamberlain@tiscali.co.uk or by phone 07957 588448.

Ireland: peaceful, cosy semi-detached holiday cottage in the heart of Connemara, 1 mile Clifden town. Ideal touring base for this beautiful area. Seven beaches nearby. Cycling, horse riding, golf, sea fishing, scuba-diving are all available; cheap flights to Ireland West Airport (Knock) with Ryan Air and bmibaby. £200–£250 p.w., suitable for 2–3 n-s people. Contact brigid.carter@psych.ox.ac.uk or phone 01865 378620. See: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~safe0017/Clifden/.

Holiday home, Kalk Bay, Cape Town. Stunning sea views in quaint fishing village. Four-bedroom house, swimming pool, panoramic mountain and sea views. Local amenities in walking distance include art galleries, fabulous restaurants and antique shops; 25 mins. drive from Cape Town city centre. Available from 3 Dec.–3 Jan. Email: June.pym@uct.ac.za for further details.

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Houses for Sale

House in Yarnton for sale. Five bedrooms, 2 en suite. Four reception rooms, underfloor heating in sitting room and open fireplace. Farmhouse kitchen with Aga. Utility room with gas boiler and plumbing for washing machine. Large back garden. Patio with herb border, lawn, fruit trees, water features, summer house and garden shed. Double garage and large parking area at front. Offers in excess of £725,000. Email: rac44@hotmail.co.uk.

Temple Cowley, lovely characterful and extended Victorian house with garden, close to local amenities; 1– 2 reception rooms; 4 bedrooms (1 with en suite shower and toilet); fitted kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine. £320,000 O.N.O. Email: sidhwadaley@hotmail.com.

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For Sale

For sale: 1997 Ford Galaxy Aspen. Air conditioning, 7 seat with reconfigurable seating. Couple of new tyres. Tax MOT Dec. 150k miles, regular service. £995 or offers. Email: steven.buckingham@dpag.ox.ac.uk. Tel.: 07914 569668.

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