Life in the UK, photo gallery, sight seeing

Looking Around Lichfield

A few weeks ago, we took a “staycation” and ended up doing more sightseeing and exploring than we have done on many trips to far more distant locales. It was fabulous. I’ll be writing it all up (been slack on that, I know) but in the meantime, a summation of our day trip to Lichfield, Staffordshire, UK. That’s without a…

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Banbury, Life in the UK

Banbury’s Foodie Landscape

I’ve mentioned previously (quite a while back and I apologize for the delay) that one of the things we most love doing here in TransAtlantic Towers (as I always did back in NYC), is a bit of culinary exploring and we’ve: discovered the delights of Daylesford Farm, talked about some of our favourite eateries and food shops in the area…

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Banbury, Life in the UK

Bits and Bobs About Banbury

“Get Out & Explore,” Apartment Therapy said as part of their Guide to the Perfect Summer. As one of their prompts, they asked “What is Your City’s History?” I decided the best thing to do was focus on where I was no – Banbury – and which had a much longer history to explore than NYC. No offense, NYC. but…

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Banbury, Life in the UK

The Delicious Delights of Daylesford

When I was living in New York City, I always made a point of popping in at the greenmarkets – usually the Union Square Farmer’s Market as it’s quite sizable and meant I was almost sure to find something I wanted but occasionally at the smaller ones. There was one in a school yard – on 70th or 69th between…

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Banbury, life gotham-style, Life in the UK

Outdoor Living: NYC v Banbury

Now, I don’t want the title of the this post to give the impression that this is some sort of gardening showdown. It is most assuredly not. It’s more ‘interested musing’ than ‘pointedly comparing and contrasting.’ After all, to compare a balcony on the upper east side to a back garden in the burbs of Banbury is like comparing apples…

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