On Having That Slice Of Chocolate Cake

Oh hi. It’s been a while, I know. Life happened! It’s been busy – I started working full time, had rehearsals, and Neighbours came back from Christmas break so… Anyway, as that old saying by the famous ‘they’ goes, there…

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On Dealing With January

January is always the worst. The festivities are over, everything has returned to its bland, undecorated state and the seemingly limitless supply of Quality Street has been replaced with talk of detox and super grains. Having once again observed this…

Festive Afternoon Tea

For my birthday last month my lovely friend booked us an afternoon tea at No. 10 Manchester Street, a hotel in Marylebone. I was so excited; afternoon tea is up there on the list of favourite things alongside Christmas and…

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On Why It's Okay To Indulge In A Bit Of Cultural Fluff

I’ll say it loud and proud. I’m not ashamed. Not only does the return of November mean the close proximity of the festive season, lovely autumn walks and cosy jumpers, but it also means the return of I’m A Celebrity…

Low Cost Christmas Gift Ideas

It’s December and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Just kidding it’s looked like Christmas since you packed away your Halloween costume. But now it’s legitimately getting festive, and it’s time to start thinking about food, presents, parties…

November Favourites

I’ve done it, I’ve jumped on the bandwagon of monthly favourite blog posts and I love it. Here are some of my favourite things from the month of November which, by the way, went by in about ten minutes. 

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House of MinaLima - Harry Potter Magic

With the release of Fantastic Beasts last week, I thought it would be a good time to write about my visit to the House of MinaLima. If you’re a massive Harry Potter nerd like me (Always, <3) or into art…

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Nine things you know if you've interned

En route to our high flying careers in various fields, some of us may have had the wonderful experience of being an intern. Here are seven things I feel that many of us dutiful unpaid workers can relate to, or…

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And we all gasped together...

Anything else I had planned to write about this week seemed to pale into insignificance following the huge shock that greeted many of us this morning. For many, it seems like hate has won the day (again) and the future…

Witches Hat Halloween Cake

I thought I’d have a go at something different and a bit challenging this Halloween. This is the recipe I use for any sponge, since I were a young’un baking with my Nan. Neither of us are Northern. However, as…

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Cracks a-plenty in the GBBO final 2016

This is it. The grand finale. The last hoorah. The icing on the cake. Baking pun inserted in the first line – doing well so far. Thanks for joining me in my recap of the GBBO final 2016! 

Andrew, Jane…