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’,  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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