Monthly Archives: November 2011

TNBT: Pop-up cakes (aka Cake Push Pops and Cake Push Ups)

Forget cake pops, it’s all about pop-up cakes. http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/pop-up_cakes_15754

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TripAdvisor blackmail

Wow, the power of the internet. Just reading in The Times about hotel and b&B guests trying to make money by blackmailing the owners, by threatening to write bad reviews. Understanding the impact a bad review can have, these nasty … Continue reading

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whodathunkit: Meat cupcakes

Meat cupcakes. That’s all. (Not really a cupcake, more like a mini burger with cheesy mash on top. Clever bit of branding though.)

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Ones to watch: designers and performers

Today’s Independent on Sunday has a DPS on “the best young designers and performers”, eight contenders for the Nova prize – £6,000 awarded to the hottest young talent “from the fields of fine art, industrial design and fashion”. Here’s the … Continue reading

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‘Unfriend trend’ picking up pace

Looks like the trend for unfriending and unfollowing is picking up pace with a recent article in the Evening Standard. I’m sure it will be on many people’s New Year Resolution lists at the end of the year.

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Google X: Home of the Next Big Thing?

Google X: Home of the Next Big Thing?.

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TNBT: eatertainment (2)

It’s official – eatertainment is a trend. The third example of combining food with culture/entertainment has just popped into my inbox (in the Love Food Love Drink newsletter). Just over a month ago, I posted about food/film (Firmdale Films’ Eat … Continue reading

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