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Top Local Bakers in Cardiff

I've neglected my blog for a while and now I find myself in a certain predicament (unable to post on Instagram for at least a week - long story - first world problems),  so I thought I'd spend an hour or so talking to you about some of the best bakers available to you, if you live in Cardiff and the surrounding areas.

I'm not a huge 'cake' person and I often skip dessert, so to impress me with something I don't often want must mean that they're some top quality sweet treats. Which all of the below are :D

*Post contains 100% of my own imagery, products gifted for review between 2019-2020*

Welsh Picnic Pantry
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WPP make artisan preserves, handmade in the heart of Wales. They also do brownies, scones, baked treats and celebration cakes. The salted caramel and peanut butter brownies - my god!! They’re so decadent, ultra fudgy and rich. The box I tried also contained strawberries covered in a thick white …

Review: The King and I at Wales Millennium Centre

*Invited - Press night*



My first musical of 2020 brought me back to one of my favourite places in Cardiff, The Wales Millennium Centre, to watch The King and I. I know the film adaptation of the classic musical has been popular for years, but I've never actually seen it. I was interested to learn that the show is based on the real memoirs of Anna Leowens, who became the teacher to a Siamese King's children in 1852. It was during a period where great threats of colonisation inspired the King to hire a Western schoolteacher to help modernise his country and teach his wives and their children.

Bartlett Sher's revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein production felt very traditional from the offset, as opening music played for a little while before the curtain went up. As the show went on, I didn't respond that well to the slower pacing and how the story was told. I think the more shows I go to, the more I learn about what I like most. I do feel the more contemporary musicals…