Guest post: Clare

Hi everyone, I’m Clare and I blog at A Wee Bit of Cake where you guessed it, it’s all about my love of cake!

I’ve known Rhianne for almost 10 years now. We met on our first day at uni (we did the same course) and have been friends ever since. No matter what the past 10 years has thrown at us our friendship has continued to flourish and now she’s going to be one of my bridesmaids at my wedding next year.

I was going to do a post all about cakey stuff but now I’ve started writing about our friendship, maybe that’s the route this post needs to follow.

I was there at the start when Rhianne started to delve into film photography and bought her first Holga camera. I remember sitting across from her in Yo Sushi when she first told me she had set up the blog and never did I imagine it would take her on such a journey, both emotionally and physically. She loves cameras (you should see her house) and gets the same thrill from developing photos as I do from making a cake – you have the skills and ingredients, you just have to hope when it comes out of the oven /photo lab that the results are a success.

I’ve been there as she fought with her Diana Mini to get the photos to work, she’s been there to see my cake skills develop and if anything, it’s reading For The Easily Distracted that got me interested in blogging and made me decide to set up my own wee corner of the baking world.

Anyway, enough of my rambles! Rhianne will probably kill me for this but here are a few photos from over the years. She’s probably also going to have a little cry now, she’s the emotional one of the two of us and calms down my fiery Irishness!

{  Masquerade Ball (2006), Graduation – ready to take on the world! (2008), Random trip to Belfast (2008), One of the first cakes I ever made Rhianne, I cringe now when I look at it! (2010), Bridesmaids at GeeGee’s wedding  (2014)  }

Enjoy Portugal Rhianne, wish I could have a week in the sun!

Golden Anniversary!

My Grandparents WeddingMy Grandparents in LondonNanna and Grandad

Today is my Grandparent's golden wedding anniversary so I wanted to share a couple of photos that my Nanna and I found whilst sorting out a project for my little sister's wedding. Aren't they quite the couple! I love these photos, I love my Nanna's wedding dress and I love them. I'm seeing them both tomorrow to celebrate with family and I can't wait!!

p.s. Some bloggers are participating in a blog silence today and I thought about taking part but this post is obviously date specific and I've been planning it all year however click here to find out more about who's taking part and how you can help.