Category Archives: From Modern Parlance

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 »

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 »

Blogging Heats Up Over July

There were so many things I should have been doing in July – wen won’t even discuss how much more attention the garden needs or the every growing list of small jobs that need doing around the house. But July is – and always has been – an especially foodie month for me so it’s… Read More »

June: Bustin’ Out All Over

June was all about the attempt to a) stay cool and b) keep the mint from taking over the whole of the back garden. The mint question was addressed early. My Own Mock-jito: As the month started, I was in that “create my own drink” mode again. Last time the result was a cranky apple/pom… Read More »

From May Day to Memorial Day

May. Bookended by holidays, summer dancing tantalizingly close and for many, graduations loom large. It’s been a long time since I had to worry about any sort of graduation but the whole holiday and summer part? Yes, that’s very much part of my May experience. So were these topics: Super Easy Two Ingredient Biscuits: Biscuits… Read More »