Banbury, shopping

Vintage Lover’s Guide to Banbury

If you are one of the many people who love vintage décor, collectibles, clothes, and accessories – then Banbury and its surrounding villages are the place for you! The Vintage Lover’s Guide to Banbury, the Banbury blog post that was on this page has now moved to its new home on The Banburian, a site devoted to exploring Banbury and…

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Banbury, shopping

Spring Shopping in Banbury

There are many signs of Spring in Banbury. The sun shines more often, daffodils are swaying in the breeze, a few bees start buzzing around. It all brought me out to shop and browse. It was Market Day so I made a point, as I always do of browsing among the stalls – then had some lunch, did a bit…

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Banbury, shopping

Banbury’s Independent (Shop) Spirit

The weather was too nice to stay inside today so I went out along the canal into town – took some pics, made some purchases along the way and shared it all over on The Banburian. One of the things we like best about Banbury is that while it is well-supplied with the usual big name chains, there are also…

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life gotham-style, shopping

Learning from mistakes

I made the tragic mistake today. A mistake I have made before. One I keep telling myself I will not repeat. After all, that would be insane (at least according to Einstein who defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over expecting a different result.) And yet – I did it again. So I have decided that the…

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gotham grub, life gotham-style, shopping

No Place Like Home in New York

Sure, Gotham is awash in great restaurants, bars, cafes, street food and food stalls. But sometimes – you just want to stay in. And then there are those times you want to stay in with company. Maybe it’s because neither of you can decide between Chinese and Italian. Maybe you want to impress her with your domestic side or you…

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entertainments and events, gotham grub, holidays, life gotham-style, shopping, sight seeing

Valentine’s Day in New York

One month until Valentine’s Day! With New York is so full to the brim with romantic possibilities, you have no excuse for not finding something exciting, exceptional or expressive for your main squeeze.  Chocolate is a Valentine’s Day standby and somewhere in Gotham is just the right sweet for your sweet. Check out our Gotham Guide to the Sweeter Side of New…

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