Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pedal-equipped school bus is powered by the kids | Springwise

Pedal-equipped school bus is powered by the kids | Springwise. Get children to pedal their own school bus – genius! Brilliant idea that needs to be brought over to countries like ours, where children are said to be getting fatter … Continue reading

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Paint trends

Interesting article on the Independent’s website about trends in paint colours: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/house-and-home/interiors/top-of-the-pots-the-latest-bold-and-bright-paint-trends-2344050.html Due to the housing market, recession, etc, less people are selling/moving home, so are being braver with their interior decoration. Bright, bold colour paints have been selling well … Continue reading

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TNBT: Good cake gone bad

Forget girly cupcakes, pink swirly frosting, dainty little macaroons, whoopie pies, childish cake pops and the rest of those innocent sweet home baked goods… it’s all about GOOD CAKE GONE BAD. Sponge cake? Chuck in a can of Coke. (See … Continue reading

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Hacks, Channel 4

Channel 4 has commissioned a one-off comedy special on the phone hacking scandal, due to be broadcast later this year. The working title is Hacks and it’s set in a fictional newspaper where anything goes if it means getting a … Continue reading

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Autumn menswear: Telegraph magazine

Some menswear trends and ‘ones to watch’ from the Telegraph: Quilted jackets – been around for a while, but listed as “The key item” Robbie Williams’ clothing range (Farrell) – hmmmm… Shoulder patches – On everything from shirts to hoodies. … Continue reading

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Training documentary for aspiring PRs…

Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley are back in Ab Fab | The Sun |Showbiz|TV.

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Future food fad? Fizzy ‘pop’ cakes

So, we’ve had cake pops. Could ‘pop’ cakes be TNBT? I made a Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake today, which was as good as it sounds. The recipe said 250ml of Coke, but I think it needs more. You can’t really taste … Continue reading

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