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Just a quickie because Jeremy Kyle is about to come on telly (I’m not kidding). I did about twenty things in one day in Oxford a few weeks back and totally forgot to put this on the blog, which is a bit stupid as it was actually the highlight of the day!

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I’d tweeted a few pics out to see if anyone could guess where I was (Jennifer Lamboll, you clever clogs), and it is of course TVC on the High St in Oxford, home to the furriest bottom warming seats (there are heaters in there there woollies) and the best cappuccino views of the city by a long shot.

I mean, hellooooooo!

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And bonjooooour

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And holaaaaaa! Whoa, sorry, I snuck in a selfie there. Not even a good one but you have to admit the view is good.

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So the long and short of it is, if you happen to be in Oxford over the  next few weeks my advice is to get yourself up to the roof terrace (or actually if it’s not sunny to the first floor which is supercool and where I ate a very decent dinner back in February) and have a go at one of the Spring menu sharing boards – I had the charcuterie one (below) and it was really delicious.

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They also do small plates and bar snacks, and afternoon tea so it’s very much a relaxed drop in and have a nibble kind of vibe. I rather like it that way, particularly as I never seem to have more than half an hour to stop before I’m off picking kids up or doing something Muddyish.

Worth telling you briefly as well that the punting stations are well and truly open now. I repeated my admittedly very lazy trick of hiring a chauffeur from the Magdalen Bridge punting station to punt me around (totally recommend it!) while I took lovely photos of Oxford and felt very smug about living so close to such a gorgeous city.

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