24 Jan '11, 8am

KUIDAORE: Flowers for Dummies: But trim, wire and tape stalk after stalk of flowers to stick into a pleasing arr...

KUIDAORE: Flowers for Dummies: But trim, wire and tape stalk after stalk of flowers to stick into a pleasing arr...

Sift flour and baking powder thrice? Sure. Wait overnight before baking the financier batter? No problem. If there's something yummy to be had at the end of it all, there's no fuss or tedium that's not worth the while. But trim, wire and tape stalk after stalk of flowers to stick into a pleasing arrangement? Thanks, but no thanks, it's really not for the impatient likes of me. I love admiring beautiful and intricate floral arrangements as much as the next person. But attempt to do it myself? Drives me to tears. This klutziness with flowers is likely an extension of how plantlife (and guppies for that matter) has a habit of dying around me. Money plants, cacti, ornamental chilli plants, terrariums...You name it, I've somehow caused it to wither. They call me the plant murderer at home. While many know my grandmother to be an accomplished cook, what few know is that she can ...

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