Happy Halloween!

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Hope everyone is having a Happy Halloween and eating lots of treats. I didn’t have time to bake for Halloween this year (sad face) but fortunately my awesome and talented friend Alison created some spectacular cupcakes using my recipes that she has allowed me to share with you! She used my Devilishly Decadent Devil’s Food [...]

Design Inspiration

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Hola, life is pretty insane at the moment. I have started a new job, taken on a mountain of freelance work, am in the midst of redesigning this blog (and making it some business cards, finally!), have several baking projects coming up and am now a product photographer for a few awesome hair brands! I [...]

Coconut Cupcakes

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I love high tea and have blogged about it here and here. The idea of spending an afternoon with your girlfriends sampling an array of sandwiches, scones and pastries whilst sipping on tea or bubbles is heavenly! When I heard this month’s theme for the Sweet Adventures Blog Hop was High Tea I knew I had to [...]

Vietnam via Instagram

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Hello everyone I am home! I had a wonderful time in Vietnam and took over 1000 photos (!!) Whilst I sort through those, I will share with you some Instagram snaps I took to give you a little taste of my trip. Highlights included: ♥ Floating down the Mekong delta in a rickety boat, wearing [...]

Jessica Hische designs the Penguin Drop Cap series

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I’ve spoken of my love for Jessica Hische before and was super excited to hear she has collaborated with Paul Buckley (the Penguin Art Director) to produce a series of Penguin book covers featuring an illustrated drop cap designed by Jessica. Each book will also have “a foil-stamped paper-over-board case and a decorative color stain on all three edges.” [...]

Addicted to Succulents

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A while ago I blogged about my 2 little succulents planted in Wedgwood tea tins and some succulent-related inspiration. Well this love for succulents has seemed to have turned into a full blown addiction and they keep multiplying! We have a table out on our balcony that they sit on (the herb garden has been [...]

High Tea at The Victoria Room

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It was my turn to organise a food blogger outing and I wanted to do a high tea – spending the afternoon drinking tea and eating cake is my kind of Sunday! After much deliberation I settled on The Victoria Room - they had a range of affordable high teas featuring tasty sounding treats. I had [...]

Vietnam Guide Part #1 – Before You Leave

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♥ Travel Insurance Image source This should be purchased the minute you book that flight!  Most policies do not automatically include cover for claims involving motorcycling. If you plan on riding a motorcycle (even as a passenger), make sure you include this option on your policy. ♥ Immunisations Pay a visit to your doctor at least a month [...]