Author Archives: Nikki

About Nikki

Self confessed tea and cake addict, wine buff (if whatever is on offer at Tesco qualifies me) theatre reviewer and of course photography lover!

Now, what have I missed?

“I’ll write a new blog post tomorrow” has somehow turned into days, then weeks then months until I find myself here in February 2012 with my last post still residing somewhere around  early September 2011. So, I hear you cry has … Continue reading

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I Love You NYC

Ten years ago today I was awoken by the sound of a phone ringing, it was my friend Claire’s Mum on the line, she told us the awful news that a plane had hit one of the twin towers. She was … Continue reading

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Cake glorious cake!

Recently whilst browsing Twitter I discovered the perfect club for me……’The Clandestine Cake Club’,  http://clandestinecakeclub.co.uk/  The club, first established in Leeds and rapidly expanding across the country offers the opportunity for people to get together over coffee and cake……what’s not to like! … Continue reading

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Peanut butter and raisin cookies with a dollop of TLC

Firstly I must apologise for my lack of blogging of late, this is down to the fact that I’ve been playing Florence Nightingale to my partner John, who recently had a shoulder op. He’s currently in a sling and can’t drive or use his … Continue reading

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Watch me flash on youtube!

Saturday 11th June was a rather eventful day for me, I flashed in public! Now before you shriek and wonder for my sanity, do not panic, it was a ‘flash’ of the mob variety, and was organised by three Zumba instructors … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Physical

Whilst deciding I’m going to become a master at Zumba I’ve also made the decision that I need to get my bum down to the gym if I’m going to work off all these lovely afternoon tea’s I’m so fond of. My gym of … Continue reading

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I am officially in love…….with Davenports

I have fallen in love……..with a gorgeous farm shop, florist and tea rooms by the name of Davenports. The occasion was my little sisters 31st birthday and she couldn’t have picked a more perfect place. Situated within the Weaver Regional Park, on Bridge Farm near … Continue reading

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