Author Archive: Kat

Kat is not only a whiz at online new media and social networking–is the brains getting this site up and running!–but she’s also a monster on the tennis courts. Her penchant for honesty and genuine pursuit to lead a good life has garnered her many fans, although she is far too modest to even realize this. A connoisseur of espressos, cappuccinos and Italian/Irish gastronomy, Kat will gladly share her opinions in one of four languages. Check out Kat’s site if you need help with your social media and web communications strategies www.kathleenholmlund.com

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I’ll have a coffee please

| September 17, 2012 | 3 Comments
I’ll have a coffee please




If any of you are familiar with my posts on Zomppa, you will know that I am somewhat partial to a good cup of coffee. That first sip in the morning just brings such a soothing and comforting start to my day. I generally hate pretty much every aspect of mornings, so that first cup […]

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Harlem Cafe in, err… Belfast, Northern Ireland?: Tidbit of the Day

| August 10, 2012 | 1 Comment
Harlem Cafe in, err… Belfast, Northern Ireland?: Tidbit of the Day




Yes, you hear it right. Harlem is thriving in the bustling streets of Belfast’s city centre.  Harlem Cafe is without a doubt, my favourite lunchtime hangout when I am in Belfast for meetings. They also happen to make a pretty mean cappuccino with the proper creamy froth consistency so important to me. I cannot stand […]

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EasyJet’s Yumble Bumble Snack Box: Tidbit of the Day

| July 11, 2012 | 4 Comments
EasyJet’s Yumble Bumble Snack Box: Tidbit of the Day




In early March of this year I wrote a post about EasyJet’s Feel Good Snack Box, one of two snack boxes that they offer on their menu.  I was very impressed with the selection and care that had gone into putting together such a snack box, and thoroughly enjoyed munching it up. On a return […]

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Dispelling the Myth that Junk Food is Cheaper: Tidbit of the Day

| June 20, 2012 | 4 Comments
Dispelling the Myth that Junk Food is Cheaper: Tidbit of the Day




Not quite sure how we missed this one by Mark Bittman last fall, so just in case you also missed it, we thought we would post this rather compelling chart that proves the fact that a healthy diet is not something only the elite can afford. In his article Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?, Bittman […]

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The Little Girl That Started a Food Revolution – Never Seconds

| June 18, 2012 | 2 Comments
The Little Girl That Started a Food Revolution – Never Seconds




For those of you not familiar with Martha, she is a nine-year old girl in Scotland who started up a terrific little blog about her school lunches six weeks ago. Her goal was to help improve the health-o-meter of school lunches in her area and also raise £2,000 (about $3,200) for a charity that helps young school-children in poor countries have better access to food.

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The Truth About Nutrition & Wellbeing Quiz: Tidbit of the Day

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Truth About Nutrition & Wellbeing Quiz: Tidbit of the Day




In the UK, we have a program called the Food Hospital on Channel 4 which looks into the correlation between food and health. They have this neat quiz on their website which explores and explains some of the popular beliefs and misconceptions around  supplements and superfoods, miracle diets we’re constantly bombarded with, and  ‘quick fix’ solutions for […]

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The Turd Burger: Tidbit of the Day

| April 2, 2012 | 2 Comments
The Turd Burger: Tidbit of the Day




For those of you who missed this scientific breakthrough last year, a Japanese environmental scientist has invented a procedure to turn human feces into a hamburger.   Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwww, but true! Here is Gizmodo article about it Would You Eat a Burger Made from Poop? Check out the video.  It kind of looks doner kebab meat…

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Earth Hour 2012: Saturday 31 March at 8:30pm

| March 30, 2012 | 1 Comment
Earth Hour 2012: Saturday 31 March at 8:30pm




Don’t forget now, tomorrow evening, you too get to be a part of Earth Hour! By taking part in Earth Hour 2012, individuals, communities and businesses are making a commitment to turn their lights off for an hour at 8.30PM on Saturday 31 March in acknowledgement of an act they will undertake for the benefit […]

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Sharing the Luv through CommentLuv: TidBit of the Day

| March 27, 2012 | 89 Comments
Sharing the Luv through CommentLuv: TidBit of the Day




Ok, so I first heard of CommentLuv some 6 months ago when our blogger friend in Uruguay, Gera @sweetsfoodsstarted raving about it.  I favorited his review about it, CommentLuv Premium Plugin Review: 7 Reasons Why this Plugin Rocks, and made a mental note “must go back and read all about this WordPress plugin for comments when I have […]

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The Illusive Thermomix: Tidbit of the Day

| March 15, 2012 | 8 Comments
The Illusive Thermomix: Tidbit of the Day




I meant to write a tidbit about this magical machine over a year ago when I first came across it in a friend’s apartment in Madrid, Spain.  The Thermomix seems to be this closely guarded industry secret. You can’t buy it in stores or online, you can only buy it from the makers themselves and […]

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