I’ve been realizing a lot lately that not many people are interested in positive outlook fluff, Britain is more gritty than that. Britain has a backbone just like I have a backbone when I judge a Dance Competition. I have over 25 years experience in dance and Britain has Hundreds of Years of Experience in … Continue reading Happy Birthday Willow!
A short while ago I received some quite scathing criticism on twitter by someone in the public eye who claimed I should be ‘ashamed’ of myself for trying to keep fit as a new Mum because it puts way too much pressure on other Mum’s to follow suit. This upset me a great deal because … Continue reading Goal Perspective
I’m fixed!! After 13 years of living with what I thought was a broken toe that healed badly I finally found an answer to the aches and pains I had no idea I was looking for… After being dropped from a lift in rehearsal for The Winter Paralympics 2002 I heard a crack so loud … Continue reading I’m Fixed
I’ve been back in my judging seat this week filming a new show for CBBC called ‘Taking the Next Step’. I have been so inspired by the UK’s talented Dancers. I sit there in my high and mighty judging seat and scour the nation for the best talent there is to represent the UK when … Continue reading Don’t Stop Dancing
I can’t believe that it’s been TEN Years since I performed at the Teen Choice Awards with the Pussycat Dolls! It was one of our very first big performances and one that I think I’ll always remember! From my days dancing with the Pussycat Dolls I learned that a lot of people go to music … Continue reading Empowered
I set out on a journey to figure out what Happiness is and discovered that it means a lot of different things to different people. Happiness is a matter of Perspective and knowing your perspective is the only way to make conscience choices towards a happier existence. Being a Wife and a working Mother that … Continue reading Happy Fairy
I feel so very fulfilled having spent time with family, traveling with Willow, husband finally coming home from New Zealand and having my first #mumonamission event! I tried out my sisters secret to dealing with stress, adult coloring books and it was a definite win! … and Jamie Oliver just favorited my tweet! Sqeee! ? … Continue reading #MumonaMission
I’m a Master Chef Champion and now get to dive into a very new adventure into the culinary arts. Family has become my biggest inspiration in life. The love I feel from my Family makes me want to go out and do great things. I did the same as a dancer but as a dancer … Continue reading The Joy in Food
I am so, so, so grateful to everyone that watched Master Chef and rooted me on. I have been on cloud nine ever since Winning last night. I celebrated in the best way I know how, spending time with people that I love and answering all the blissful messages I got in support all over … Continue reading Winner!
So it’s going to be a quick one today because I’ve been so busy travelling, throwing birthday celebrations for the Hubby, being a Mummy and promoting Master Chef Finals (Tonight on BBC1!!) that I haven’t had the time I like to spend on writing my blog. Anyway! I’m travelling with Willow for the first time … Continue reading Toes in the Sand
Cornbury Festival, a Family Festival. The days of Coachella and Burning Man were behind me this weekend at the family festival. It was so clean, practically no litter anywhere in sight. Seemed everyone had enough respect for their surroundings that they actually picked up after themselves! Gone were the days wading through seas of litter … Continue reading Cotton Candy
I’m DJ’ing at the Sevens in the City event this weekend, well tomorrow, as it’s Friday July 3rd at the moment. It’s my first gig since I had Willow and I’m feeling a bit nervous but what better way to celebrate July 4th in the UK, then with a bunch of Rugby friends and fans … Continue reading DJ
I can’t believe tonight is the night that my time on Master Chef is shared with the world! I hope you are able to tune in… I mean…. eek… sort of! 😛 I’m so nervous. Already as I’ve been watching the other heats I’ve felt the anxiety that the Master Chef Kitchen causes starting to … Continue reading Holiday
My MasterChef journey starts this week and I can only say that it was one of the most intense experiences of my life! Yes, of my entire life! But it is one that I know my Grandma Jane would have been very proud to see me endure. Having grown up in Fast Food America I … Continue reading MasterChef
Those that know me dearly would know that I do have a bit of a science geek within. I love learning! I am fascinated with our ability to research and understand the world around us. I love New Scientist magazine because I get an insight into the world of extraordinary brilliance that is and will … Continue reading For the Science Geek within!
I just became a Triathlete! Yup, I did it!! I did the World Vitality Triathlon in Hyde Park!! Crazy, right!? I braved the Serpentine; cycled past the point of exhaustion and even found it deep down within to sprint to the finish! Although I must admit, the overwhelming feeling of potentially losing my cookies did … Continue reading Triathlon
My favorite seasonal foods at the moment have to be the jersey royal new potatoes, wild garlic, dill, mint, radishes and scallops. I’m so inspired by one of my all time favorite restaurants, just around the corner from me, ‘The Dairy’. It grows its own foods on the roof of the building and the menu … Continue reading Eat the season!
It’s so important to Play in Life. To find friends that you can laugh and be silly with – Relationships that support receiving AS WELL as giving. That ratio being even is the secret to success. Happiness lies somewhere in the middle of the two extremes. BALANCE IS KEY The same goes for my Career. … Continue reading Balance is Key
This #mumonamission Blog is dedicated to my Grandma Jane. Everything I write is what I would have liked to say to her, especially now that I have my little girl Willow. My Grandmother was my rock, my teacher, my tutor, and the one person in this World that always wanted to kiss me not once … Continue reading Grandma Jane