number of websites visited to try and find a local replacement for the raw wedding cake: 9000?
number of supermarkets visited to...... : 4
number of farm shops visited to ....... : 4
cost of replacement cake in Betty's : way too much...........
numbers of offers from friends to bake me a cake: 2 - I know they don't read this, but I thank them.
number of miles driven today to fantastic deli where they had perfect cakes: 23
number of happy children who got to visit castle near perfect cake shop and clamber on ruins, and play in the moat: 2
number of happy children who got to go and see a exhibition of Quentin Blake illustrations near perfect cake shop :2
amount of money I wasted by not cooking cakes properly : we won't go there....
number of cakes marzipanned and ready for their icing next week : 3
number of extra wrinkles/stress lines/ grey hairs : can't count........