The newly svelte Ian Pearman may not be newly svelte for much longer, thanks to his latest hobby. He has enrolled himself in cake-decorating classes. Apparently, the Abbott Mead Vickers boss likes nothing better than to vent his frustrations on the nearest Victoria sponge. Armed with an icing bag, he can create all sorts of fondant adornments, and his iced mice and edible flowers are so expertly done, they could win prizes. Diary notes Pearman had been on a gruelling workout routine before taking up his chief executive role. Instead of continuing his quest for buns of steel, might he now just settle for buns?