2016 Review: Part 2

It’s been a big year. Lately, in discussions with friends, I’ve found myself saying “terrible globally, great professionally.” I’ve almost felt guilty for admitting to myself that it’s been a pretty good year – in spite of tears shed in front of the news channels on more than one occasion. It’s been such a big year that I had to … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: A Big Gay Wedding Cake

I thought a little colour was needed on the blog today. I’ve been wrapped up in my own plotting and planning over the last few days – even my day off was partially spent thinking about 2017 – so I wanted to share some love and brightness today. This is a cake that I have shared before but the pictures … 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

Bowie Cookies Make Me Happy

The day is finally here! I want to wish each and every one of you hosting or visiting a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support all the luck and love in the world. I hope that you eat far too much and raise loads of money for this incredible charity. Each Coffee Morning, there is a part of me … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Bake it for Macmillan

I spent the day in my Mother’s kitchen yesterday! I was making a start on my baking for my vinyl party for Macmillan Cancer Support tomorrow. Yes, it is almost here and I will stop sounding like the broken record that I am and droning on about an event that probably only a handful of you can get to… as … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Tony Visconti

And, dear reader, I did. I was lucky enough to be invited to the grand opening of The Visconti Studio at Kingston University last week and deliver a cake to a hero of mine. I’ve not made any attempt to conceal my love of David Bowie and his music from you. This love affair started at the age of 17 … Read More

A Rather Rock’n’Roll Raffle for Macmillan Cancer Support

I know that I sound like a broken record but with only one week to go until Macmillan Cancer Support ‘s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, my own little event gets more and more fabulous. For those lucky enough to be attending my vinyl party at 44 Harpur Street; The Business Parlour on Friday 30th September, we will be holding a … Read More

Two Weeks Until the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

This is your ‘two weeks until World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support‘ klaxon! I have been putting up posters for my own event all over my home town of beautiful Bedford this week and am hoping that lots of people will show up… If you cannot get to my event, maybe you could organise an event of your … Read More

Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning Launch!

Last night, I hosted a special masterclass for a very special group of bloggers to launch Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 2016 campaign. I am so proud to count myself as an ambassador for Macmillan and all of the amazing work that they do. I know that I do not need to explain it, or familiarise you with … Read More

‘Feed Chocolate Cake to Stephen Fry’…

… well, that’s one thing I can tick off my bucket list! I was honoured to be invited along to the launch of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning Appeal 2014 in the opulent surroundings of The Horseguards Hotel in London. It would seem that the nation has spoken and declared Stephen Fry the most eligible Coffee Morning guest and Chocolate … Read More