Text and photographs by Naomi Poltier Mutal
The MCR Catz Musical Concert Rigmarol saw an array of talented musicians parade their skills. From a Britney Spears cover to a trumpet memorial song, we had all kinds of music reverberating in the Bernard Sunley building for our ears to feast on!
First up was John, taking the stage with his cello, and performing … Read more →
(text credits: Serkan Birgel | picture credits: Anna Ventouratou, Beth Larsen)
It was the night before Christmas … wait, no that’s later. It was the day when Catz MCR Men’s football team brushed aside Jesus College MCR 6-0 or 7-0 – the details don’t really matter when it gets to that point. I had decided to check out the … Read more →
A warm welcome to all newly arrived Catz: Some of you have been attending the events in the past few days already, some of you are yet to arrive. Oxford Michaelmas Week 0 (aka Fresher’s week) starts tomorrow! (Oxford weeks always start on Sundays). There are a lot of events coming up – On my side, let me specifically emphasize … Read more →
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As part of the host of activities Catz MCR is hosting for you, Elisabeth and I are organising a dinner at Turl Street Kitchen on the 29th of September at 19.00. The restaurant is one of our favourites, centrally placed in Oxford, and is going to be a great opportunity … Read more →
Summer has arrived when you see a raspberry merrily fizzing at the bottom of your prosecco glass.
On Tuesday Brasenose played host to 15 Catz MCR members, treating us to a bubbly reception and a four-course dinner in their candle-lit medieval kitchen, tucked away round the corner from the main Hall. One dessert is not enough at David Cameron’s … Read more →
Our annual Catz Graduate Dinner was a hugely successful pairing of all good things: the intellectual with the social, the humanities with the sciences, conversation with wine … and peanut ice cream with chocolate.
2016 saw for the first time a panel of Scholars’ Talks and a Poster Competition. Organised by … Read more →
Many people misunderstand ice. They think ice is cold and has no feelings. They say ice is harsh and generally hard to handle. You can’t trust ice, they say, it might let you down with no warning if you put just a little … Read more →
It was a Saturday – rainy like all Saturdays, but unlike others.
Twinkle twinkle little bat!
How I wonder what you’re at!
Up above the world you fly!
Like a tea-tray in the sky
The song, and the smell of home-baked scones and freshly-brewed tea were wafting through the air of St. Catz. … Read more →