Bringing Up Brits

Where is your mother from?

Where is your mother from?

Had an enlightening conversation with my girl the other day about what she says when people ask her where her mother is from and then, in turn, what she is. She tells me she has a hard time answering and worries that she confuses people. I feel bad for her because I know what that’s […]

A Taste of China in Britain – Guest blog post

A Taste of China in Britain – Guest blog post

How true it is that how time flies when you have children! I can’t believe I have a 14 year old mixed race daughter, a teenager that has suddenly grown taller than me this year! Her birthday is on Valentine’s Day 14 Feb. I took a group of ten teenagers bowling with our children, we […]

“You have the freedom to choose – your husband and children or your country”

“You have the freedom to choose – your husband and children or your country”

That is what Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma, had to do. She chose her country and was not able to be with her husband when he died. This is both a sad and inspirational story of a courageous woman, mother and leader. […]