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  • The Big London Bake

    The Big London Bake

    The Big London Bake kindly invited Helen and I to one of their events. It’s based on the television programme ‘The Great British Bake-Off’ (of which I’ve never seen but Helen loves it) and sounded like fun so we said ‘Yes, please!’ There are multiple events held daily in a large light and airy marquee […]

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  • North South Feast West Chocolate Festival: Immigration Museum, Melbourne

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    Last week I was lucky enough to attend the Chocolate Festival at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum. This was the first in a series of events by North South Feast West taking place this summer and autumn. Since arriving in Melbourne three months ago, I have yet to visit one of the many museums as I’m not […]

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  • My first visit to Clandestine Cake Club

    Since a child I’ve always been a member of a club; Brownies, Girl guides, drama club and even football club, but now a twenty-something Londoner, there’s no time or need for a club in my life. Until now that is. I first heard about Clandestine Cake Club (CCC) from my friend Ele who is a keen […]

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  • Salon du Chocolat 2013

    To mark the end of National Chocolate Week I took a trip to the “world’s greatest chocolate show“, Salon du Chocolat, to learn more about the magical world of chocolate. Opening its doors in London for the first time, the show features an extensive range of chocolates to sample and purchase plus chocolate demonstrations, educational […]