Friday, June 09, 2006

Leaving Oxford

"And that sweet city with her dreaming spires, she needs not June for beauty's heightening"
-- Matthew Arnold --
Oxford University has got 39 colleges. The Said Business School is located at Templeton College.
Our class was 45 vp's, cxo's and directors from 21 countries. Good discussions and great professors that lecture at Oxford, MIT and Harvard.
These weeks students attend their finals. Students attend these finals wearing "subfusc" - formal academic dress -. Fellow students smear them with flower and everything else they find in trashcans to congratulate them afterwards..
I had a great time and met some wonderful new friends from Dubay, Quwait, South Africa, New Zealand, USA, Australia and Europe. Now I'll go dust the tables and put the chairs outside.
CAFEDA has to be opened again next monday. Drinks will be on the house, spread the word!!


Kathleen Callon said...

You seem to have had a good time. Congrats.

Sothis said...

Welcome back! Think I'll have a citroen genever...

abhay k said...

So you are back..with wonderful memories and pictures...may be a text would do the justce...with ur Oxford days..

Lesley said...

Welcome back! We missed you, or at least I did.

Haider Droubi said...

welcome back

Nerdine said...

Ooh - Oxford looks like a great place. I wanna go there too!
OK - so I have the chance in one week. I WANNA GO NOW!! ;)

Oh, and btw - you travel a lot - so maybe you can help me? Please read my new post and share your wisdom..

Shaneena said...

Wonderful pics! How can a man feel loneliness in such a place...!?? hm... Perhaps one day I'll come to Amsterdam, and we can be alone together...! I like to share... also sharing stories about the brittish people! (Since I've been living there myself...!)

Callooh said...

welcome back, look forward to the openning....

Vee said...

Yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....drinks!!! You did say drinks ON THE HOUSE right? erm, welcome back too Dimi! :)

Lisa said...

Please pour a gin and tonic for me, Dimitri. Two limes, please. Looking forward to catching up with you!