Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Post Exam Cake-up

Monday morning, bright and early, I took the bus out to my college to sit the most terrifying exam I have encountered since finishing high school (not to brag but my university exams were for the most part not terrifying...thank you arts degree).  I've been studying Intermediate 2 Maths (aka GCSE or Grade 11) in the hopes that I might do well enough to get onto a course here at Edinburgh University...my 3 degrees don't count for much without a "post the age of dinosaurs" maths credit apparently.  

After 2.5 hours of torture I headed back into town to meet some friends for a celebratory cake-up at our favourite little cafe Bon Papillon.  Although all I wanted after my awful morning was course after course of Stuart's lovely cake I had some soup and a herb scone to calm myself down before I got stuck into the main event...


Date, Honey, Walnut and Banana Cake.  

We spent hours chatting about this and that and before I knew it, it was 3:30! What a fantastic way to take my mind off my exam and to spend the rest of my day off from work.  

4 comments:

  1. Aw good stuff - a perfect way to celebrate! Fingers all crossed for you x

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  2. I'm sure you've done well. You have my sympathy I had to do the same thing before I could do my PGCE, but it was worth it. I've been teaching for nearly 20 years, though I'm very part time now.

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  3. congrats on finishing the maths course....I totally agree with Katey...what a perfect way to celebrate --- WITH CAKE!!!!

    mummi-ji
    x0

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