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The happiest Depressed Cake Shop of them all

I am forever grateful to be growing up now. Yes, us modern kids have to put up with the endless recession, global warming and the constant threat of being compared to Lindsay Lohan but the positives blow all that out of the water. There has never been so much acceptance on all fronts, people are […]

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Coffee and food

Turns out Broadway Markets are ever so slightly amazing

My sister has been raving about Broadway Markets since I arrived in the UK. But like the obstinate little sister that I am, it took me over a year to deign to visit. It. Was. Amazing. Unlike my normal weekend market (Borough), Broadway Market is more focused on ready to eat food – or at […]

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WARNING – these cupcakes are diseased

Some of my friends are a bit strange, in a very excellent way. So when I get a Facebook message telling me to go and get a cupcake that looks like an STD, the only possible answer is ‘ok’. It turns out  boils, scabs, warts & genital discharge in a cupcake are very, very off-putting. I just […]

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Coffee and food

Why cupcakes make you feel special

In the latest Harpers Bazaar, editor Jennifer Dickinson talked about the emotional connection that we have with bags and shoes. As she described of her first major shoe purchase:  “I needed soothing; I needed to feel my heart pumping; I needed something to remind me that there was beauty in the world” A better explanation […]

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