Category Archives: Banbury

March 2017: In Like a Lion

Modern Parlance Photos continues to get busier and busier – especially when it comes to local events around Banbury. In fact, this month we had our first two events in one night – the Mayor’s Civic Dinner and the opening of the new Church Lane Gallery in Banbury Old Town, one of the latest artistic… Read More »

The Shortest Month, Busy Again

Better busy than bored, I always say – no really, I say this all the time. Ask anyone. And somehow, February, short though it is always manages to be super busy. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have time for a quick update from the Modern Parlance media landscape and that’s what I have on… Read More »

Busy as a Summer Bee

Time for a “Summer is Almost Over” update about what has been happening across the Modern Parlance Landscape: FOOD FAIR: On Fabulous Foodie, you’ll find What I Learned at Banbury Food Fair 2016 (Aug 22). The Banbury Town Fair has once again come and gone. As always, there were samples galore to try. We’ve learned… Read More »

Full Steam Ahead Into Summer!

Summer has started with an absolute bustle of activity across the the Modern Parlance landscape. The Banburian, a blog about Banbury and the surrounding areas, launched in May and has already gotten some amazing feedback. The latest posts include a visitor report and a picture gallery from the 2016 Banbury & District Show, a push… Read More »

Helping Felines Stay Flu-Free

B.A.R.K.S. (Banbury Animal Rescue & Kindness Service) is a small, local, self-funding, volunteer-run local charity dedicated to the rescue, care and re-homing of cats, kittens, rabbits, guinea pigs and small rodents. We adopted our cat Harry (aka Mr Moustache) from them last year and we were blown away by the dedication, hard-work and care that… Read More »

Hittin’ the Airwaves

So, I spent part of yesterday talking about two of my favourite things – Banbury and content marketing – when I appeared as a guest on The Banburyshire Show on Puritans Radio. It’s a bit of music and a lot of chat about local businesses, highlights and issues.  Once the podscast is available, I’ll post… Read More »

Dons a Critic Hat

Have I mentioned that I am now food and restaurant critic for Banburyshire Info? It’s a site for those who live, work and enjoy all that Banbury and its surrounding area have to offer.  My first review was for The Inn at Farnborough and my latest one – about Knife & Fork in Bicester has… Read More »