Monthly Archives: March 2013

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 94

The Desperate Housewife actually ‘does’ Washington The funny thing about living in the ‘burbs is that, whilst I’ve been to Washington, I’d not yet actually ‘done’ Washington in the tourism sense, but that was rectified this fine Spring Break/Easter weekend. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 93

Chuffed of Cheltenham / Columbia Today’s little episode that brought a smile to my face….. Man to me in the mall: Excuse me, do you write a blog about living in the States? Me: Yes, I do…. Man: Oh, I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 92

Getting out about In my little head, what I really want to be doing during my time here is journeying all over the USA – seeing cowboys at a Rodeo, gasping over enormous canyons, oggling Gracelands, throwing my arms up … Continue reading

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An Expat’s Random List of Things About the USA

I need your vote! I have entered an Expats Blog writing competition all about living in the USA and what confuses, bemuses and amuses me. No bones about it, I would love to win…… I’ve used some of my favourite … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 91

Spring break…. THIS IS NOT SPRING! 😦 This is Spring…… I have four pairs of Daisy Dukes freshly washed and ready to be worn with lovely beaded flipflops, not ruddy snow pants and wellies with thermal socks AGAIN. Woe is … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 90

The Dave Matthews Band On the radio station that I listen to (that’ll be Jack Diamond’s Mix 107.3) they are holding a competition to win tickets to go and see the Dave Matthew’s Band. There are women screaming with delight … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 89

St Patrick’s Day What I love about America is their capacity to party about ANYTHING. Of course, there is the age-old joke about everyone in the States having a claim to Irish heritage. After all, we’ve all seen Far and … Continue reading

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