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Franny’s #GBBO Bakeathon Challenge – Week 4 (Plum & Marzipan Tarte Tartin)

Who knew desserts could cause so much trouble?

As if she had predicted her fateful involvement in #bingate, Diana muttered ‘You never know with those puds’ over her self-saucing pudding cups.   662 more words


We <3 Out of Print

Good morning, book people!

You may have already heard of them, but if not, you’re welcome. Today we have the pleasure of introducing you to a wonderful US company who share our bookish ways. 640 more words


Franny's #GBBO Bakeathon Challenge - Week 3 (Chelsea Buns)

Happy Bank Holiday everyone! 

I’m not sure about where you are, but here in London we have absolutely miserable weather today. Not great for all those lovely Bank Holiday outdoor plans  that some may have: cycling in the park, touring the city’s book benches, watching outdoor theatre – nope. 1,170 more words


Franny's #GBBO Bakeathon Challenge - Week 2 (Florentines)


I have to say, I’m definitely more of a cake girl, but if you offer me a good biscuit, I’m not going to say no. 664 more words



I’ve been trying to write something but Maya is back from her holiday and my mum and my little cousin will be here for the rest of the month so, since I asked annual leaves to stay with them, I’m going to concentrate on my family! 28 more words


Franny's #GBBO Bakeathon Challenge - Week 1 (Carrot Bûche)

I realise this is a week late but THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF IS BAAAAAACK! 

I’m delighted. We have a whole new set of bakers complete with familiar faces Mary, Paul, Mel & Sue. 1,126 more words



I wanted to write a different thing today but I woke up with bad and sad news. You might know it by now, I’m referring to Robin Williams’ death. 137 more words