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The Dark Side of Social, by Naomi Busuttil

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If you have ever noticed an influx of direct traffic to your website but can’t identify the link or search terms that encouraged it, then you have probably fallen victim to the sorcery of ‘dark social’. This isn’t witchcraft though, it’s quite simple – it’s content shared privately either via a messaging app, text message, […]


Is beauty the next big thing in functional food? by Ali Gwynne

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Is beauty skin deep? And what does food have to do with it all? Once upon a time, food and drink served the sole purpose of filling your stomach and quenching your thirst, but new research indicates that the food and drink industry may be merging with that of the beauty world as the next […]


How to Join the Drinks Revolution, by Philippa Barker

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This month our drinks team headed down to Borough Market for the fourth instalment in the Borough Talks series. Borough Talks are a series of public debates presented by Borough Market, exploring some of the most interesting and important issues relevant to today’s food and drink world. This session explored the drinks revolution and included […]


Can personality and the home really go hand in hand? by Norina Maniscalco

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As most of us are fully aware, minimalism is a thriving trend in both fashion and the home and lifestyle sectors. I mean, who can honestly say they haven’t seen around 500 Instagram posts of white walls with one perfectly positioned cactus and everything looking immaculately pristine? Marie Kondo’s book, ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying […]


Snap Maps: A tap too far? by Bianca Matley

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Updating your mates on your stories, adding that all-too-familiar dog filter with the floppy tongue and or beautifying yourself with big eyes and a flower crown, sound familiar? It’s what Snapchat’s about right? And it’s all fun and games until, that is, Snapchat makes updates, unbeknownst to you and its other X million users. The […]


Filipino cuisine next for 2017, by Holly Green

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Pop-up restaurants, endless street food choices and food crazes, there’s always something on the horizon for foodies to look out for. But the next big flavours on our lips should be Filipino and here are several reasons why western palates are apparently ready for the cuisine… It’s been a long time coming. Award-winning food writer […]


2017 interior trends are in & the jury is unanimous: bold is best, by Rhys Reynolds

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It seems like only yesterday we were ushering in the beginning of 2017, yet somehow we’re already halfway through our calendars. The interior trend forecast said soft pastels and a ‘less is more’ attitude would flourish this year, but like many a weather forecast, it appears the opposite is true. 2017 is all about exaggerated […]


Lunchtime Explorer! by Janine Clark

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Working in travel PR, we are constantly writing and talking about experiencing new, far-flung and stunning UK destinations. From ski resorts and new beach destinations to lakeside hotels and (relatively) ‘back to nature’ glamping locations, there is so much on offer! However, on walking past a group of office workers playing boule in Leeds city […]


Tech and Takeaways, by Holly Green

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Takeaways have generally been viewed as an unhealthy selection of food options which are usually ordered as a ‘treat’ on occasion. But how can you avoid being unhealthy when the likes of Chinese, pizzas and curries dominate the takeaway market? Enter Deliveroo. The company’s state of the art technology platform has enhanced food ordering and […]


Snapchat spectacles land in the UK, by Annika McDonald

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Unless you’ve been very disconnected from social media the past six years, you will no doubt be aware of the popular photo-sharing app Snapchat and its infamous filters. First came the funny filters, then Snapchat story and now Snap Inc have launched their very own recording sunglasses – Snapchat spectacles. They may look like your […]