Yeah, it's chilly. Well, sort of. I mean, not to brag, but we never reeeeally get that chilly here in Brisbane. We get sunshine and brisk mornings and the opportunity to wear socks from time to time. Winter suits us. It's our best season. I've been in two minds about whether to post this cake, because I made one glaringly obvious mistake, and I'm embarrassed about it. It's my trees... my . . .
Last night I headed to a PepTalk with Josie. The highlight was Lara Nobel's talk. She's an architect, carpenter and all round boss lady who, along with her boyfriend and carpentry trainer, designed and built a Tiny House . It was fascinating hearing her explain the design concepts behind the house and how different it is from a caravan! It is so great to see the tiny house idea burgeoning right . . .
I have taken on the somewhat crazy task of making my own wedding cake. As someone who has generally shied away from layer cakes and fiddly frosting techniques and any kind of buttercream in general, THIS IS REALLY QUITE BIG. Because our wedding is essentially going to be a hipster picnic in the park, I don't think the guests will mind if we serve my fallback option, which is a couple of bundt . . .
I am SO excited about sharing this recipe with you! This post includes A CARROT CAKE GIF and a Donald Glover gif too, incidentally. It's all just over the page. I'm writing to you from my sick bed, aka the couch. The weather has taken a turn for the colder (it was 8 degrees this morning! and houses here don't have heating!). Whilst I'm pleased about that, I think my poor body was like "nooooo, . . .
Happy Australia Day weekend! Whatever it means to you and however you spent it, I hope it was great. We headed to a house by a lake for a weekend of boozin', backyard cricket and music, culminating with the JJJ countdown on Monday, which had its moments of joy and disappointment as usual. I was incensed there weren't more songs in there from these guys, and my favourite album of the year only got . . .