Month: April 2016

ARTDECO Cosmetic Group is TSS Business of the Month for April 2016

asking 5 interview style questions to profile German Cosmetic’s company ARTDECO Can you define ARTDECO in a few short sentences? ARTDECO is a leading brand for colour cosmetics and though it is Germany’s number one cosmetics brand there are many more strings to the ARTDECO bow. ARTDECO sells in Canada hugely, and in 15.000 cosmetic institutes, 6.000 perfumeries, 350 exclusive department stores and 150 duty-free shops worldwide. ARTDECO is a favourite choice with make-up artist’s who can fulfill their client’s needs expertly when working in the professional arena, and ARTDECO has repeatedly been voted as the most popular makeup brand in beauty salons. ARTDECO’S main competitors are global brands, so the market is challenging, but ARTDECO combines numerous collections into one integrated concept and so is quite unique in that sense. ARTDECO is relatively new to the UK Mainland but the appointing of new handlers in 2014 means it is beginning to raise its profile here too, however, ARTDECO has been long time present in Debenhams department stores nationwide Who founded the company and when? …

Twitter Competition to win a pair of tickets to SENSATION at The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Attention Live Music fans in the Midlands UK On 5th May 2016, SENSATION rolls into THE COVENTRY BELGRADE for one night only – a concert celebrating the music of one of the most iconic bands of all time – THE WHO. The show features some fantastic singers and musicians and will blow whatever cobwebs there are left from the rafters! For a chance to Win a pair of tickets participate in the #freebiefriday competition @TSSComms **COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. The free draw is open to UK residents only and entrants must be over 18. By entering you are agreeing to the competition rules 2. To enter the free prize draw, entrants must have a Twitter account and are to Follow @TSScomms on Twitter and retweet a competition tweet. Entrants must also Follow @thewhosensation  A minimum participation threshold of 20 people participating must be met, if numbers do not match or exceed this the competition will be cancelled and the prize will not be released 3. Only one entry per person 4. The Competition will …

Reviews of MY LOVELY BOOK in Vlog formats

Never had vlogs appear at TSS before! Here are two reviews of ‘My LOVELY Book’ by two LOVELY guest contributors The first video post is by Mummy blogger, Becky W from Skegness, Lincolnshire, UK Becky says: We have used ‘My Lovely Book’ as a way to document 2016! From snapshots of our week, making plans for days out, capturing doodles from the monsters as they grow. Throughout this doodle book you can cut and glue, make beautiful pictures, pockets, frames and other charming creations. Use your creativity to make lists, make notes, write poems, short stories, diary entries, keep a calendar and add other things to make it yours. You can draw and colour, write and doodle. This is your book, made by you, for you and any other special people you want to share it with. Have fun! – Buy here: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/my-lovel…   The second video post is by Mummy and Lifestyle Blogger, Briony S from Tacolneston, Norfolk UK Briony says It is no secret that I love stationery, LOVE it. It is one of …

TSS Product of the Month Statement Necklace by www.graceandvalour.com/

Statement necklace with turquoise faceted clear stones is the chosen Product to feature this month (April 2016) at TSS   visit http://www.graceandvalour.com TSS Product of the Month for April – a sparkly Statement style Necklace by @GraceandValour https://t.co/iTKsw9H6ut pic.twitter.com/BycFgbvcZx — TSS NEWS (@TSSComms) April 20, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Made In Punjab, Malad

TSS editor always delights in the restaurant reviews by food blogger snehanvg on WordPress, so sharing her recently published review of Malad’s Made in Punjab, Northern India The fertile land of five rivers – ‘PUNJAB’ is not just known for it’s Bhangra, Gidda and rich flora and fauna but also for it’s diverse range of culinary treat! Owing … Source: Made In Punjab, Malad

Embroidered ‘Australian’ Landscapes – Craft Book Feature

Title: Embroidered Landscapes Author: Judy Wilford Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing Edition: Hardback Publication: 18 February 2016 ISBN: 9781863514743 Size: 210 x 280 mm Pages: 288 RRP Price: £24.99 Available at Search Press and Amazon   TSS Says: Embroider Australian Landscapes in fabric layers and embroidery stitches. An inspiring book for sewing head sorts with artistic leanings: for such people this is a truly wonderful book as a practical guide and as a keepsake item. The book is a lovely thing in its own right and if you have a connection of a love of the land of Oz you will be totally wooed For us living in the Northern Hemisphere the Boab Tree is an object of fascination, so sharing a descriptively written passage directly from the book: ‘Boabs are a unique feature of the Kimberley Landscape. During the ‘wet’ season creamy, sweetly perfumed flowers and the palmate leaves are produced; these fall at the beginning of the ‘dry’ revealing large, down-covered woody nuts which are edible although very dry. However, fluid squeezed from the spongy fibrous …

Stage Review of The Rotters’ Club at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, UK

Adapted for stage by Richard Cameron and directed by Gwenda Hughes, the play ‘The Rotters’ Club’ premiered in The House at Birmingham Repertory Theatre this week on 02 April The play is inspired by the wide reaching 2001 novel The Rotters’ Club  by Jonathan Coe. To tell the tale Coe used his own pupil experiences while enrolled at King William’s school in Edgbaston in the 1970s, but the main story line developments turned its head away from being autobiographical to a work of fiction, though the backdrop mentions, in regard to industrial unrest; terrorist attacks and racial tensions in Birmingham, was really happening I’ve not read the book, but what is glaringly obvious is that Coe’s original piece of work is so, so, smart, therefore I must assume that this play parallel tracks all that good stuff because this show is ace! On the surface it’s a nod to classroom giggles and niggles. Ben Trotter and his three friends are nearing the end of years spent in their institutional surroundings, so they’ve forged their friendships, …