We hope you all enjoyed the fabulous Bank Holiday weather last week. Our Pocket Book for August 30th is full of bits and pieces that have caught our eye this week that we thought might amuse or delight you from Bees to Brands and Bake Off….

  • Food for thought.

 

 

Why do we have so much stuff? Modern life just seems to be full of… well, stuff! But why do we have so much of it? And do we need it all? Watch the BBC Ideas short film HERE.

 

 

 

 

  • What’s in a name? Or a logo? Or a brand?

 

 

 

Both Barrels who make contemporary travel products, designed and made in the UK, have put together a fabulous post on branding. See the full post on Instagram HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Interesting Facts

 

With bee numbers dropping alarmingly worldwide, biologist Dr Thor Hanson extols their virtues, history and necessity in his book Buzz. Click HERE to see Thor’s seven favourite facts about the industrious invertebrates.

 

 

 

 

  • GBBO is back

 

With the Bake Off hitting 10 years and back on our screens this week: The Guardian looked greatest moments from the nine series so far from squirrel nuts to #Custardgate. Click HERE to read more…

 

 

 

We hope you enjoyed our Pocket Book August 30th. We love to get your feedback so please email any comments, suggestions or dislikes to hello@thestitchsociety.com. Have a good week.

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