Why I am so pleased I grew up with the Spice Girls!

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Sometimes I guess we get rather lucky with time and when things happen. That is something I feel so lucky about when it comes to the Spice Girls, I just so happened to be 8 turning 9 as they released Wannabe back in 1996 and I was given a girl group that was for everyone. I was sporty and loved football, I was given an amazing role model in Sporty Spice who also loved football and wore tracksuits and football shirts. I knew then that it was perfectly ok to be a girl and be sporty! I kinda don’t feel that is the message sent out now and certainly not from the girl groups that have been around in the past twenty years. They are all really girly and often wear very inappropriate clothing and don’t set the best example for young girls in my opinion.

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SpiceUp London: The Spice Girls Exhibition

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When I found out that a huge Spice Girls exhibition was going to be happening when I was already going to be in London I jumped at the chance to get tickets. Why not a nice throwback to the 90s and how different everything was back then, but also to actually remember just how huge The Spice Girls really were and the legacy they left behind with the rise of Girl Power!

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