Your Monday morning pick-me-up

The sun is shining and we’d all rather be in the park. Play this; it’ll help.

Making a stand for Garys

The Independent, The Metro, The Guardian (the list goes on) all recently reported that the UK would soon run out of ‘Garys’. The name has fast become one of the least popular today. Brooklyn-based designer… Continue reading

What hazy, halcyon days sound like


Little Black Book: Workshop Brighton

I’ve walked (and jogged) past this store so many times, though until today I haven’t had the chance to stop in for a look. So glad I did. It’s like London’s Labour and Wait… Continue reading

Shoefingers. It’s a thing.

My dad loves shoes. Like me, and the rest of the population who’d rather eat beans for a month than forgo the thrill of new shoes, he always has. He has a distinctly… Continue reading

The book is ON!

Many, many moons ago I started writing a book. In fact, I probably started contributing to it over two decades ago. And while it’s safe to say that those angst-riddled pages are unlikely… Continue reading

A double dose for the soul

Today means a slow, glitchy, fuzzy return to work for many of us. So long sofa and your unlimited stash of Quality Street chocolate, hello rammed trains and overloaded to-do lists. Get yourself through the day with… Continue reading

Fix your grammar

Internet puppets Fafa The Groundhog, Mario and Johnny T of Glove and Boots break it down.

A beautiful message

“I know a place where no one ever goes. There’s peace and quiet, beauty and repose. It’s hidden in a valley, behind a mountain stream. And lying there beside the stream I find that… Continue reading

Happy Black Friday: take 10% off tschüss

Everyone’s a fan of Friday and with 10% off the tschüss item of your choice, and free delivery thrown in for clothing purchases, this one’s kinda special. Happy Black Friday. Let’s shop! Offer… Continue reading

All change for tschüss

Not only has it been rather quiet here at TTSS, but it’s also been tumbleweed central on the tschüss front too. This hasn’t been without intention though. Tschüss clothing is currently undergoing a makeover,… Continue reading

9 minutes of Tuesday sunshine

Just the thing for a wet, near-autumnal morning, right?  

There is nothing more true than this

Although, this hits the nail bang-on-the-head too.

In love with Orla

There’s something magical about Orla Kiely’s mini movies. Each one has a certain soft-dreaminess to them that somehow catapults you back to the mid 60s. Naturally, the label’s iconic designs assist. “Dear Diary”,… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the king’s advice for staying on track

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them” – Elvis Presley

Words. To live by.

If it is right, it happens — the main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.” — John Steinback.  

The sound of sandy shores

You’re welcome.

Wise advice, perfectly timed

Despite their passing over three decades ago, writers Violet Trefusis and Vita Sackville-West have impeccable timing. I’m sat at the Wired Sussex job fair in Brighton and their enlightening words – which just popped… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the King on fate

“The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year.” – Elvis Presley.