Bringing Up Brits

Thank you to a very special teacher

Thank you to a very special teacher

I have a lot to say in this post. I’ll try and keep it brief. My main message is a tribute to my daughter’s dance teacher, Miss Amelia of Regnante School of Performing Arts (RSOPA). Anna Grace has been taking ballet lessons from Miss Amelia ever since she was 3 years old. She always took […]

On your marks, get set, bbaaaaaike! Why I love The Great British Bake-Off

On your marks, get set, bbaaaaaike! Why I love The Great British Bake-Off

Most of the TV I like to watch is crime based drama or thrillers and the majority of shows I gravitate towards are American. Some of the shows can be addictive like Breaking Bad, House of Cards, Damages and CSI (all of them!), The Wire, Scandal to name a few. They are just too good. […]

Happy Birthday Daughter

Happy Birthday Daughter

Happy Birthday to my one and only daughter Anna Grace who is turning 11 today. I remember when she was born, I was only semi-compos mentis when my husband exclaimed “it’s a girl! We have a girl!” Already having had a boy, I was thrilled, exhausted, relieved and utterly pleased. 11 years later and she […]

School summer fayre – a community event

School summer fayre – a community event

Last Friday was the summer fayre at my two older children’s school and both were running stalls. Anna grace did badge making, cards and lucky dip. I am amazed at the popularity of lucky dip – who would have thought that sticking your hand into a bunch of shredded paper only to pull out a […]

The best pick-me-up

For those wanting to come to the ‘Bringing Up Brits’ London meet up, how about Tuesday July 30th? Please let me know who can make this date. Do you ever have those really difficult weeks when your job kicks you in the ass and totally deflates you and makes you think “what the hell am […]

Part 3 the Christmas show

Part 3 the Christmas show

I am in awe of my 9 year old daughter. For the past 5 years she has performed ballet and musical theatre dances in the RSOPA Christmas Celebrate Show. When she was tiny, she was so incredibly cute I cried, then as she grew older and developed her skills and talent, I realised she was […]