I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Adam West

Or should that be Adam We? Whilst drafting my last fantasy bake post about my favourite Superman, Christopher Reeve, sad news came in of the passing of Adam West, my favourite Batman. I think that we become quite emotionally attached to our perception of characters in childhood; I have a friend who was disappointed with the depiction of characters in the Lord … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Christopher Reeve

I went to see Wonder Woman last week and, though I enjoyed parts of the film, I was ultimately disappointed that the female director and strong female lead were unable to distance themselves from the ‘my SFX are bigger than your SFX’ epidemic that swept across the Superhero Movie around 10yrs ago. My constant disappointment in the Superhero Movie began with … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Mel Brooks

As Mel Brooks took to the stage in London to accept his BAFTA Fellowship last weekend, I can’t have been the only one who thought, “oh wow, he’s still alive.’ This veteran funny man was an old guy even when I was a kid! With 2016 being such a shit storm of big celebrity losses, I don’t feel too badly … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Everyone Involved in Making La La Land

This post contains no spoilers… I’m not that kind of girl. It was a chilly Saturday afternoon in January with nothing better to do than go to the cinema. My idea of heaven! Seriously, I often miss my film student days with the nostalgic lament of a woman who spent hours upon hours, days upon days, with nothing more to do … Read More