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Cheelin Wong

Dessert enthusiast, Ximply Chriz Cafe in Bandar Seri Begawan

My Love Story With Cake

PRESENTED ON AUG 15, 2015
IN BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN @ VOL 4

"People have to find something that they're passionate about in life and live it." Cheelin Wong's, one of three owners of family owned cake shop, Ximply Chriz, grandmother said and she agreed before flying off to France to learn how to bake cake. Cheelin talks about her passion for the sweet life while pushing doubts, ego crushers and failures away by making magic in the kitchen.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Tuesday, September 22th, 2015. 

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BY ALESSANDRA PACINI
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 02, 2012

These are not the cakes you are used to seeing. In this first presentation from PKN Pisa Vol. 1, Alessandra -- a cake designer -- shares some of the amazing cakes she's produced over the years. Cake design is an interesting form of art, in which anyone can make a professional-looking cake, with no limits to imagination -- although using only edible materials is key. (in Italian)

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Rose Bakery Arrives in Japan

BY TOMOKO UDOHIRA
@ PECHAKUCHA X ARTEK ON OCT 31, 2013

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Not Just a Pretty Cake

BY ANNA WORTHINGTON
@ VOL 17 ON OCT 09, 2013

Anna Worthington wanted to prolong the buzz she got from traveling. She decided to make some cakes. Here she talks about the kinds of cakes she has made and how they have affected the community around her.

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6 On, 6 Off: Let's Have Cake!

BY SUSAN MAILLOT
IN PRINCE GEORGE

Susan Maillot compares the strategies of dog sled racing and of leading a team- both require combining hard work and rest. She shares her experience of being a leader and the necessity of recognizing when your team needs cake. 

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Cake for Greatness

BY RUSHANI BOWMAN
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Rushani Bowman shows kindness to her friends and community by baking them cakes. She is making  the world a better place one cake at a time. 

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My Life In Books: A Reader's Journey

BY SPENCER WILSON
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 06, 2015

Spencer Wilson takes on an autobiographical journey through his life in books.

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My Life in Transition: A Personal Journey to Living Authentically

BY MARNI PANAS
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"This may suprise you but I'm Catholic. When I asked my priest if our family could continue to practice our faith, he said, 'I have no idea...but we will walk this journey together."

Marni Panas shares a heroic story of transitioning from her assigned male gender into the woman she always has been. She talks the challenges and joys of finally living one's life authentically and proudly as a transgender woman.

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Cake Made Me Do It

BY FLORENCE YAPP
@ VOL 10 ON APR 01, 2017

"When I saw a recipe for cake that says use 4 eggs, I just use three because I had an egg for breakfast."

Cakes are sweet. Cakes are sour. Cakes are fluffy. Cakes are heavy. No matter how hard you try, just like a cake with all the science behind it, people will judge you and that is what Florence Yapp learned about life.

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Death Cafe Mortal Monday

BY SEAN O'CONNOR
@ VOL 46 ON NOV 07, 2017

Sean O'Connor will talk about his experience hosting a non-profit event called Death Cafe. At a Death Cafe, people come together to discuss mortality as a means to making the most of the unknown time they have left, & eat delicious cake. Talking about death, I've found, is good for life.