Monthly Archives: March 2011

TNBT: you?

Today saw the launch of StartUp Britain – an online portal set up by entrepreneurs to help others launch and grow businesses. It’s backed by the government and neatly ties in with its ‘Made in Britain’ banner. If you’ve got … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s headlines: the nation’s favourite food

Expect stories in national and regional media about the nation’s food cuisines, after a not-for-profit organisation, Opportunity Peterborough (“The urban regeneration company for the city”), published the results of a survey.

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Daycations

A simple but effective update on the staycation, ‘daycations’ are said to be replacing the traditional fortnight away as Brits choose to stay in the country and save money. “Introducing British tourisms latest craze… the cost-effective, time-friendly ‘daycation’” MailOnline “Daycations: … Continue reading

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#trendingtopic Weddings with a difference

Not technically a TT on Twitter, but a big talking point so far this year and likely to continue throughout 2011. I’m not just talking about the Royal Wedding and Big Fat Gypsy Weddings.

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Amsterdam

Food – Bagels & Beans, De Bakkerswinkel, Kantjil & de Tijger, patisserie, frites

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Amsterdam: Zetel

I cycled past this place yesterday: http://www.zetel.nl/ Really cool furniture(/sculptures/art).

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Amsterdam: Trends – cartoon and comic book fashion

https://coffeepapertrend.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/tnbt-superhero-fashion/  

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PR #fail: Kate Moss

Kate Moss thinking she’s a subversive badass by lighting up on the catwalk on No Smoking Day. Whatevs. Masses of coverage for Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton, though.

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PR #star: iCorrect

Interesting new venture that got some great air-time on Sky News today – a website called iCorrect (‘Setting the record straight’) which allows celebrities to rebutt/correct false stories about them in the media. The site lets you view the actual … Continue reading

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TNBT: Superhero fashion

Yesterday’s i had a feature on how comic book- and cartoon-inspired fashion is “stylish” and a big (ish?) fashion trend at the moment. From Uniqlo’s Project Disney to Converse’s DC Comics collection, clothes and shoes are being plastered with cartoon … Continue reading

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