Brit is happy to be back in the US

It seems the California sunshine has got to Victoria Beckham.

Famous for her surly pout, structured dresses and towering stilettos, the 39-year-old Brit looks totally chilled out in a recent LA snap.

Casual Victoria sports shorts, a T-shirt and a pair of sandals in the Twitter picture as she heads on a hike in the city.

With the Hollywood sign behind her, she grins and throws her arms open wide.

So good to be back in LA,’ she Tweets.

And hiking,who knew? X vb.’

Once never seen smiling, the former Spice Girl has been sharing increasing numbers of cheery photos in recent weeks.

Her husband David Beckham, 38, excited fans in June when he posted a rare shot of his wife grinning on Facebook.

Lying down, Victoria shows off her teeth as she laughs in the cute image.

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Kate Lloyd