Monthly Archives: September 2012

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 38

The mall smell I may have mentioned that our town does not have a distinguishing smell. You know how you smell familiar smells, and think ‘oh that reminds me of the time we were in…’ – delete as appropriate – … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 37

Lollipop man!! There is a lollipop man near our road! A real, live lollipop man who walks out and stops the traffic. Except, he is not like a UK lollipop man, who may have been offered the job as part … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 36

Stink bug city These little critters are everywhere. They look like this: They are horrible and appear at a moment’s notice. And there are lots of the buggers.  They are native to China and were accidentally introduced into the USA in 1998. Well, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 35

Tax Oh the tax thing here does my head in. For example. There is a piece of ‘candy’ in the store. It says it is $2. However, it is not $2 because it does not include tax. When you go … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 34

A change of clothes I have worn shorts for 5 weeks solid because of the glorious weather. I am sure you are in no doubt, however, that I own more than one pair of shorts 🙂 Today there was a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 33

Housing heaven Walking around the houses here is a little bit like walking around Center Parcs, if you’ve ever done it. Except the houses are more massive. We do like to have a good old nose at the houses, as … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 32

Driving without Sat Nav  It is a momentous day! I drove without Sat Nav to my required destination! Okay, admittedly it was to the Mall, which I have lots of experience of getting to, but I did it and it … Continue reading

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