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Caramac cake

My mum’s birthday was this week and we went out for a birthday meal on Thursday to celebrate, I asked the pub ahead of time if I could bring a cake which they agreed to. My mum loves Caramac bars so I decided to make her a vanilla and chocolate swirl cake with Caramac decorations. The most challenging part of this cake was finding a lot of Caramac at a reasonable price, with supermarkets wanting £1.50 per bar and shops online catering more to wholesale (I didn’t need 25 or 50 bars of Caramac!). I eventually found the bars at Read More…

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Happy Birthday to me

Saturday was my birthday and also free comic book day at the new comic book / collectables store that opened up in my home town. Of course I went in and had a look! But first breakfast at The Little Chef, I had a stack of American style pancakes and presents at my house (my parents came over to celebrate with me). My hall from the comic book / collectables store… After browsing the comic book / collectables store we went to see Captain America: Civil War at the new IMAX cinema that opened up recently. We saw the film Read More…

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My Birthday 2015

May 7th was my birthday and I decided to book a few days off work to celebrate. Wednesday 6th May I was surprised by Ryan by a mini birthday celebration, my sister also came over as they both had work on my actual birthday. There were presents and a mini cake complete with sparkler and candles… I swear Ryan made a mistake with my age through. 😉 Thursday – Sclub7! Last year mum, Kelly and I went to see McBusted on my birthday. This year it was Sclub7! My inner 90s / 00s child is very happy! Mum and I Read More…

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My tattoo experience

Stats: Location: Lower Back Price: £70 Design: Celtic/Tribal/Faith from Buffy’s tattoo Date of Tattoo: 6th May 2006 Time Taken: 50 mins Place: Skin Graffiti, Swindon History I had wanted this tattoo since I first saw Faith baring it on the TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which was in about 1998, so I would have been about 11 or 12 at the time of first wanting the tattoo. But of course my parents said no, and that if I still wanted it when I was 18 then I could have it for my birthday. Fast forward to March 2006 and Read More…