Monthly Archives: May 2012

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 10

84 days to go, 104 things to do….. I like to tick things off lists. It is extremely satisfying. And then I like to add more things to the list. However, after an encounter with the authorities today my list … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 9

Iced Tea….. What, dear friends, is the deal with Iced Tea? The selection (in the aforementioned and already much-loved) Giant Food is admirable. Green tea, grapefruit tea, ginger tea, spider’s web dew-drop tea (guess what, I made up that last one) – … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 8

Friends, good times, hairdressers….. Let me tell you something, and I think this might fall into the ironic category. I am having a super dooper time at the moment. This may well be to do with the fact that I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 7

Time moves on….. And so, here we are, with three months to go. You’ve read the blog so far….are you feeling it? I have made a plan to get us to the USA – a great big, luscious project plan with tasks … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 6

Fact file…… FACT: I will need to amend how I write the date – in Yankeeland dates will be 2/23/2012. A strange, small, insignificant detail that highlights quite a huge cultural divide. Hmmm. FACT: Giant Food’s online shopping delivery is … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 5

Double walk-in wardrobe fixation….. If you watch the excellent trash that is Desperate Housewives, you’ll remember Gabriella’s bedroom / walk-in wardrobe / ensuite-bathroom mix. That’s like ours that is. I can’t stop looking at the house plans. I’m in love. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 4

Funny things….. At a family do which I recently attended everyone confronted me with “Oooh, you’re off to the States” my standard reply went like this: “Yes, but we won’t be going till August as my husband has to hang … Continue reading

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