Vintage Life October Issue OUT NOW!

Just a quick one from me today as I am packing my case ready for Munich tomorrow… I dare say that my social media will keep you well informed of the things I see and what I manage to eat over the weekend! I did want to let you know that the new and improved Vintage Life Magazine is out … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Giant Iced Biscuit Time

Were you a child in the 90s? If you were, chances are you have been presented with at least one Giant Iced Biscuit in your time! This was just a silly thing that I did in what was probably only an hour of actual work – not including chilling, baking, and cooling – because I could. Having the new kitchen … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: A Blushing Rockabilly Bride

Good morning, you gorgeous lot. Happy hump day! It’s a weird sensation to be looking forward to a mini-break with Chris this weekend… it’s been so long since we went away for a few days just for fun. Our visit to Munich is set to be¬†filled with our favourite things; history and music and food. I cannot wait. Seeing as … Read More

My 100th Blog Post

This feels like a little milestone that needs marking. So I made myself a giant biscuit.  I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has been reading since my relaunch here in June. It’s been a crazy crazy few months and blogging more regularly has been a real pleasure for me. To anyone who has been reading, … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… King Ludwig II of Bavaria

I knew he was my kind of guy in an instant. Stick with me here, because I think you might like him too. King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845 – 1886) was a lover of the arts who left a very permanent mark on his kingdom in his short life. Ludwig’s (if I’m baking for him, we’re on first name … Read More

Weekend Bakes: A LIVE Tour of My New Kitchen This Afternoon

Good morning, you gorgeous lot. The builders moved out on Tuesday this week. The kitchen refurbishment is now complete. The last few days have been spent finding a place for everything, cleaning EVERYTHING, and returning order to the house after 3 weeks. The dust gets everywhere, right? But enough of this because I want to show you around my new … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Join me at The Cake & Bake Show in London

I am going to be baking all weekend… at The Cake & Bake Show, London ExCel. If you love to bake and are based anywhere near London, you are not going to want to miss the show. It starts tomorrow and runs until Sunday so you will have plenty of time to visit. Because I have the attention span of … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Art Deco Old Hollywood Glamour

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! I have such a treat for you today. It is with no small amount of pride that I share with you the Wedding Cake that I designed for Heather and Pete. Because this gorgeous couple have been my friends for at least four or five years now, they gave me a fairly free hand to design … Read More

Several Massive Thank Yous

On Friday 30th September, we gathered at 44 Harpur Street; The Business Parlour to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. We ate cake, played records, and drank plenty of tea and prosecco! I think we can all agree that number 44 is a fantastic place to hang out to work or not work… All in all, we raised ¬£250, which … Read More