Let Them Eat Cake

28 May
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What makes you feel like you’re still a kid?

When the Hub tells me to stop picking my spots.

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What invention, as in something not yet invented (jetpack, teleportation ring, time machine) do you most need right now?

A replicator.  Those babies can rustle up a meal or a cup of Earl Grey, hot, faster than you can say Star Trek.

I don’t need it right now (it only takes a minute to warm milk for my cereal in the microwave) so much as I want one I want one I want one.

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Arts Jobs – Cake Popper

When you read that, did you think, like me, pretty girl in a bikini?  Then you’d have been as confused as I was to learn that the first requirement for popping out of a fake cake is ‘a basic food hygiene certificate.’  Health & Safety are strict in this country.

Sadly, I thought, it’s just a dull kitchen job.  Then I did a little research: the advert was placed by two London women who make the most amazing cake lollipops at the Pop Bakery:

I found their blog – they make cakes on stalks; I may be their first cake stalker.  Go on over and take a look; I defy you to be unimpressed.

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8 Responses to “Let Them Eat Cake”

  1. vivinfrance May 28, 2011 at 09:46 #

    I did: those Shaun the Sheep were brilliant.

    I’m going to have a go. But I have the week’s bread to finish, so don’t hold your breath…

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    • Tilly Bud May 28, 2011 at 09:50 #

      At making cake pops? Don’t put them out of business!

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  2. earlybird May 28, 2011 at 11:28 #

    amazing!

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  3. Mike Patrick May 28, 2011 at 23:29 #

    I want a replicator too, but would settle for a flying car.

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  4. Cindy May 29, 2011 at 06:25 #

    I love food on sticks 🙂

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