Monthly Archives: January 2011

TNBT: cake pops

I vaguely remember hearing about cake pops ages ago, but then it all went quiet. Until I got a Goodtoknow e-newsletter (signed up for work purposes) yesterday, with a lead story which said:

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One to watch: Saadi

An advert popped up on Facebook recently, suggesting that I should check out Saadi’s music because I ‘like’ MIA and Santogold.

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TNBT: knitted furniture

I’ve come across a few articles about knitted furniture and items for the home in the last couple of days.

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TNBT: more food trends

Great coverage for M&S’ ‘food trendhunters’ (awesome job title) in today’s Independent and i. M&S sent some people to America to find out what trends are emerging in food and a journalist went along with them. Here are the food … Continue reading

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PR #star of the day: noparkingfine Ltd

Just a disclaimer to start off with: Safiya is a friend of mine and I have advised her on PR for her business. However, I was not involved with the placing of any of the following coverage. noparkingfine Ltd, a … Continue reading

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TNBT: products with life stories

It’s been going on for a while, but a trend that seems to be gathering momentum at the moment is ‘products with life stories’. GranniesInc (‘there’s wisdom in the wool’) lets you pick an actual granny to knit a one-off … Continue reading

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TNBT: ‘sip and see’

Today’s G2 says that there’s a “new baby trend taking the US by storm” called ‘sip and see’ – where mothers who have just given birth have a party where people ‘sip’ drinks and ‘see’ the baby. It’s not clear … Continue reading

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TNBT: food trends

I came across a couple of things which are tipped to be ‘the next big thing’ in food today. Scandinavian home cooking An article in today’s i says that “Scandinavia is now tipped as the next big trend in home … Continue reading

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Bilal Asselah: French, Muslim, Batman

Meet Bilal Asselah – a 22 year-old French Algerian Muslim, living in Clichy-sous-Bois (Paris suburb), who practices parkour. In DC Comics’ Batman Annual 2011, Batman goes around the world to recruit ‘Batmen’ to help the fight against crime around the … Continue reading

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Not TNBT: Quora

And here’s the opposite side of the argument. From Mashable. Why Quora Will Never Be as Big as Twitter

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