Monthly Archives: January 2013

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 78

Superbowl weekend So, it’s the Superbowl this weekend and that means A LOT of talk about football (and chicken wings, which, apparently, Americans will consume over 1 billion of during the game. Β Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest day of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 77

Snow! I am so not a lover of snow, but when you have a five-year old boy you have to participate in some way…..I stood in it for a while but my poor frozen toes could take it no longer. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 76

ROAD TRIP! So, before I begin the tale of our road trip, let me begin by telling you a story about once upon a time when I visited a tarot card reader in Glastonbury. This tarot card reader told me … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 75

American teeth vs British teeth Now in the UK, we don’t pride ourselves on our teeth particularly and I don’t really remember being educated about teeth and hygiene other than watching the odd Colgate advert and doing the morning and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 74

Tea confusion I need to clear up a confusion about mealtimes, please America. In the UK mealtime references are based on your class or age, I think. I am not totally sure about this, but this is how I see … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 73

My timing is off I have been a little confused of late……. When I say “I’ll meet you at half past seven” and an American friend looks at me blankly, now I know that this is not because: a) it … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 72

A bout of awesomeness Having been in the USA five months now, I’ve had to adapt to lots of things, such as supermarket shopping (still spellbound), driving on the right and remembering the rules on the highway (or lack of … Continue reading

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