Day 28: Macmillan Coffee Morning

The last couple of months have been all about spinning plates ‚Äď this post has been sitting on my To Do pile since September…my bad. I’ve been looking forward to writing it, because it’s about two important things in life: cake ūüėČ and charity. On Day 28 of #100DaysNoTV I hosted¬†a Macmillan Coffee Morning at my place.

Macmillan Cancer Support held their first ever Coffee Morning way back in 1990 and since then they’ve raised a whopping ¬£138 million. Little¬†wonder it’s known as the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning! If you’ve never been to one, look¬†out for one local to you next September; it’s easy to¬†search using your postcode on their website. There are bound to be a few near you run by local groups, or you could host¬†one yourself!

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Day 14: Clandestine Cake Club

I’ve been a member of the Clandestine Cake Club for a couple of years, but I’ve never been brave enough to go along to a meet. My image was of a group of super-talented¬†bakers¬†who would snort with laughter at my super-amateur attempt. But when I heard that Lauren ‚Äď who I’d met at The High Tea Club ‚Äď was running the Ely¬†group, I decided to be brave. On Day 14 of #100DaysNoTV,¬†I (nervously) took a cake that I had baked to share with others.

so, what is the clandestine cake club?

The brainchild of Lynn Hill, the Clandestine Cake Club (CCC) began in Leeds in¬†December 2010 with¬†its purpose to have a place for¬†cake lovers to meet and chat over tea and cake. “Bake, Eat and Talk about Cake” is their mission statement. What’s not to like?

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