As regular readers of this blog know, I don’t just write about cakes and cake decorating. This world we live in is a fascinating, inspiring place and by sharing what intrigues me, I hope in turn will inspire you. ‘C is not just for cake’ was a short speech I presented yesterday at my local Toastmasters club meeting. […]
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Discover Lindy's inspirations and thoughts on a variety of topics including success and the pursuit of excellence. If you want to know what makes Lindy tick, this is the category to read and explore. Lindy talks, amongst other things, about why cake decorating makes us happy and how her genes have played their part in her amazing sugarcraft career.
“As a leader in your field, please tell us your all-time favourite cake commission?” Often there is no obvious answer to questions such as these…favourite cake…favourite technique but a favourite commission is another matter. I know exactly which commission this is…it’s my Paris catwalk fashion cakes. Back in the early noughties, I was approached by […]
I am inextricably drawn to chocolate and would describe myself as a bit of a chocoholic…but why is this, why is chocolate so desirable and irresistible? I thought I’d do a little research to see what the experts have to say. What is chocolate? Chocolate comes from the beans of the small evergreen cacao tree (Theobroma […]
Have you spent your life tackling shyness? According to the BBC’s television programme ‘Stand up to Shyness‘ aired a few days ago, nearly half the population in the UK have some manifestation of shyness. Experts even suggest that everyone has a degree of shyness and that this is a good thing. For some, their shyness […]
Shush…don’t tell anyone…. but there are less than 4 weeks until Christmas! Now I love Christmas, I love the excitement of my young nieces and nephews, I’m very partial to a glass or two of spiced mulled wine and I adore the woody pine scent of a freshly cut and decorated Christmas tree. What I […]
Like many, I have a love of learning. The world is a fascinating place and the more we learn, the more we find there is to discover. I became a member of Toastmasters (an international organisation for communication and leadership development), a little while ago, to help me improve and perfect my speaking skills. I knew […]