Category Archives: Living in Italy

Whatever happened to Cakes McCain?

Meet the grand master of procrastination and the poster-girl for lazy. Everyday for weeks (OK, months), I had planned my return to the blogsphere, however I just never got around to it, and felt like for the most part, life was actually too … Continue reading

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It’s my blog and I’ll bitch if I want to

Recently a FB contact took a pot shot at me  in response to a quip I made on another friend’s post. The post was regarding odd couples she had observed that day, and my comment went something like this: “How … Continue reading

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Cakes vs. Scones: The Identity Crisis

During the last few months while my mojo has been curled-up into the fetal position and I have attempted (on some level) to deal with a cornucopia of emotional shit to which I am in not willing to succumb (denial hard at work) … Continue reading

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Keep calm and suck it up…

I am very thankful to everyone for all the lovely condolences, kind words and concern I received since last Tuesday and regarding the news contained in my last post. The pending question seems to be how I am holding up these days… Besides lounging in bed … Continue reading

Posted in boredom, chocolate, dating, dating rejects, depression, European men, friendship, hook-ups, humour, internet dating, Italian life, Italy, Italy living, Life in Italy, Living in Italy, losers, love, online dating, players, relationships, self examination, self help, self loathing, single girl, social misfit, trust, Uncategorized, web dating | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Oliver speaks! “Give me f’cking more!”

More Sir. I may look poor but I’m bad-ass. Over the last few years I have declared on numerous occasions how I have bore an uncanny, metaphorical resemblance to a modern-day, pure-hearted ‘Oliver Twist’ (only with furniture and diamonds). As generally during the … Continue reading

Posted in boredom, cake, depression, desserts, Eating, food, friendship, holiday baking, humour, Italy, Italy living, Life in Italy, Living in Italy, losers, materialism, positive thinking, self examination, self help, single girl, social misfit, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Wrapping up loose ends and egos in check

Oddly enough in the last few weeks some of the old cast has resurfaced for guest-star cameo appearances on the final episodes of… The Cakes McCain Show: Loving, Hating and Leaving South Italy. Last month I finally picked up the … Continue reading

Posted in break up, casual sex, cheaters, dating, dating rejects, depression, ex boyfriends, Friends with benefits, friendship, grieving, hook-ups, humour, internet dating, Italian life, Italian men, Italy, Italy living, Lies, Life in Italy, Living in Italy, losers, MacDaddy, one night stand, players, relationships, self examination, sex, single girl, social misfit, trust, Uncategorized, web dating, x-pat, x-pats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A life in limbo and a brand new Purgatory!

It ain’t no party where I’m going. These days my daily routine consists of packing, packing, more packing and obsessing over packing, while my thoughts hover over focusing on the many reasons I am getting out of here while repeating over and … Continue reading

Posted in boredom, casual sex, cheaters, dating, dating rejects, depression, European men, Friends with benefits, guilt, hook-ups, humour, internet dating, Italian life, Italian men, Italy, Italy living, Life in Italy, Living in Italy, losers, love, MacDaddy, one night stand, online dating, perverts, players, positive thinking, relationships, self examination, self help, self loathing, sex, single girl, trust, Uncategorized, web dating, x-pat, x-pats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments