We’ve reached that time of the week where we (hopefully!) have the weekend in sight. Indeed, like many others I have been stuck behind my work load only admiring the sunshine from a distance, when it makes an appearance that is! But apparently the sun will be sweeping the UK for a few days at least – fingers crossed. It really has been back to … Continue reading The Cruising Baker reaches the Top 50!
Today is Time to Talk Day 2018, an initiative pioneered by Time to Change, a UK based organisation who are creating a growing social movement which aims to change how we all think and act about mental health. I still find it hard to believe, but even now their are too many people made to feel ashamed or isolated because they have a mental health problem. Time to Change has set out to make a difference. They believe this is the generation for change and by joining together, we can make sure that more people are open to talking and listening about mental health problems than ever before. This is where Time to Talk day was born – a day to demonstrate how it doesn’t need to be difficult to have a conversation about mental health and showing that we can all talk about this subject anywhere.
If I’m looking for something to cheer me up then I find sitting down with a slice of cake and a hot brew is always a good place to start, especially if I’ve just made it myself. Fresh cake never lasts long in our house! I don’t need much excuse for cake, but with Time to Talk Day 2018 taking place on the 1st February, I thought what better recipe to share than a ‘pick me up’ classic and hopefully help start a few conversations about mental health!
What better way to welcome you on my new venture than with cake? The last few years I have lost myself in the world of work and academia and my baking passion has sadly been neglected. A series of events over the past 12 months has made me realise that there is more to life than work and that you really have to ensure you … Continue reading Welcome to The Cruising Baker
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