Childhood Cafe: Inspired by The Hummingbird Cafe

Inspired by: The Hummingbird Bakery Childhood Cafe written by Ayesha Charles Recession and depression has fuelled my regression, back to a time when in life, all was fine, I played with Barbie dolls and fluffy haired trolls, and the highlight of my week was the bags of penny sweets, Baking with my mum was priceless and fun, Eating cakes and pastries until I felt sugar high and hazy, Life grew older with me caught in its tide, And washed me up somewhere where something has died, Youth and naivety, behind me, in the distance, I sadly miss, Wisdom and pride fight to make my life stiff, The future fills me with impending anxiety, And a longing for my childhood spirit and vitality, So I sneak to the Hummingbird Cafe, When I’m in need of comfort and off diet day, Cupcakes with treats and all things sweet, sprinkles and trinkets to make my cake twinkle, love and passion has turned my little bake into a fashion, My place in the storm, with cupcakes so stylish, Makes me feel, for that moment, pleasantly childish. ...
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Cupcaking Crazy

Cupcaking Crazy

I needn't head to the Hummingbird cafe to know I would take an instant disliking to it, it is not the Hummingbird cafe so much that irks me, more so I would say it's women that talk about cupcakes as though they have special powers, an ability to change the world or eradicate famine in East Africa - the women who have bought into this Suzy Homemaker cupcakeing affair and the whole designer cupcake phenomena. Of course, I would proudly hold my hands up and say that my love affair with shoes is somewhat uncontrollable and would no doubt irritate a more sensible woman and any heterosexual man. But, I've always loved shoes, whether they be from Gucci or Miu Miu, Aldo or Office and anywhere in between – a sexy shoe is just a sexy shoe, it isn't necessary that gimmicks be employed to remind me of my love for them. Vivienne Westwood most certainly couldn't trick me into thinking that full grown women...
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