24 February 2012
Life in 140 characters
It’s official. As of this week, there are more than 500 million people finding ways to fit their thoughts into 140 characters or less. That’s a lot of people. And we’re one of them.
But with so many people out there on this micro blog phenomenon, who on earth do you follow? We’ve picked out some of our favourite users we follow in between our worldly explorations to help you build up your Twitter list and get a shot of inspiration or thought provoking insight in 140 characters.
ANOTHER WAY TO BE INSPIRED
@PINCHMagazine – Yes, we’re on Twitter too and couldn’t resist a little self promotion… Follow us to be the first to know every time we release our latest Daily PINCH, plus more of our own inspiration to travel.
THE MAGNETIC GROUP
PINCH Magazine is part of The Magnetic Group, and each of the brands has plenty to Tweet about.
@Black_Tomato – For travel inspiration by the experts in the know
@Epic_Tomato – Sharing news from the most extreme environments in the world
@BeachTomato – All things beach, fashion and beauty. Plus the latest offers at The Beach Tomato Shack
@BlackTom_Agency – Hear all about the fantastic promotions, incentives and events our Agency Team are running all over the world
IF YOU’RE FEELING HUNGRY
@HonestCooking – Well, if you weren’t hungry, you will be if you follow this one. You’ll also start planning the most elaborate of dinner party recipes (or is that just us?)
@PolpoSoho – One of our favourite places to find a top quality meatball.
@TheFatRadish – Hearing about their specials make our mouths water every time
@Brewdog – A Scottish brewery that do things a little differently. Beer from a squirrel anyone?
@InnocentDrinks – Sometimes they talk about their latest drinks, but more often they’re a pure source of entertainment, and great images.
@laurenlaverne – What she’s playing on the radio, what she’s thinking and generally just rather entertaining
@benkweller – A little insight into one indie musician’s life
STRAIGHT FROM THE CATWALK
@facehunter – Inspiring photos of real world style from around the globe
@mrsjackiedixon – Fashion stylist turned fashion photographer and the one behind ShowMeYourWardrobe.com
@ACrimeOfFashion – A fashion blogger new on the scene, but we’re already loving the updates and the great photography.
A LOOK INTO THE LIFE OF…
@TheBloggess – A parenting columnist who started a blog for her less family-friendly thoughts. Her Twitter is an hilarious insight into what she’s up to and what she’s thinking.
@Hotpatooties – UK Media personality Dawn Porter’s personal Twitter about her life and the countless projects she has a hand in.
@caitlinmoran – Guardian journalist and all around inspiring wordsmith worth a follow
@heatherataylor – Screenwriter, director and actress who talks about all of the above, great foodie finds and digital media.
Words by Marianne McPhee (@fillingthepages)