Monthly Archives: October 2012

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 51

Radio interviews about Hurricane Sandy If you want to hear about the storm, follow paste in these links to the interwebby for my BBC Radio Gloucestershire interviews…. http://chirb.it/wKs12w http://chirb.it/AAhwy7 Advertisements

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 50

Hurricane Sandy It’s here………and it’s wet and it’s windy….getting the basement ready. Even the mall is closed. It’s that bad. School’s off. I have a four-year old to occupy. The storm woke me up this morning and sounds like a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 49

Funny old Florida I have a vision of Florida, and it’s kind of stuck in the 80s, maybe around the peak of Miami Vice time, which is when I took a holiday there with my family. Beaches, sunshine, thongs, tanned … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 48

Meeting Americans I am fortunate to have been able to meet lots of Americans. However, the poor things get a right old grilling from me – I want to know everything. So, here’s a list of things I have found … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 47

Miss Ellie So, when you used to watch Dallas back in the UK in the 1980s* did you just accept that Miss Ellie was called Miss Ellie and that was just her name? Well, let me tell you, UK citizens, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 46

The world of coupons Coupons here are big. There are coupons for everything. I know this, because I got totally chastised by a server at the checkout when I did my ‘big shop’ for not having coupons. You got no … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 45

Doors and credit cards Have you ever wondered if that door opening with a credit card thing you see in the movies is true? Well, it is and it isn’t. A maintenance man came to fix our door, which has … Continue reading

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