Categories
News

The British Bake Off Burgess

Last month, fourth year student Peter Sawkins was made an Honorary Burgess of the City of Edinburgh. Lord Provost Frank Ross mentioned Peter being both the youngest and the first Scottish winner in the show’s history. He won the 2020 season of The Great British Bake Off and now has returned to studying (and baking) […]

Categories
Features

Baker Peter spills beans

Cast your mind back to Edinburgh this time last year. It’s 2020, amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Freshers’ week was effectively cancelled, and you are now spending endless days stuck inside your flat enjoying mouldy fruits (if they were ever ripe to begin with) of online learning. 10am and listening to that week’s lecturer monotonously recite […]

Categories
News

Triumph in the tent for University of Edinburgh student

On Tuesday evening, the Great British Bake Off final announced its 2020 winner.  The baker was the youngest ever to lift the coveted cake tray trophy.  He was the first Scottish winner crowned baking champion.  He also happens to be University of Edinburgh Accounting and Finance student, Peter Sawkins.  The final decision by judges Paul […]

Categories
TV

No Knead to Worry- GBBO is Back

Summer has officially come to an end. The few blissful “days” of Scottish sunshine and temperatures above fifteen degrees are behind us and the nights are getting longer once more. The start of this academic year is very different to before, but one thing is the same: on a Tuesday night I can still boil […]