Monthly Archives: April 2013

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 115

Road signs When you drive over here (as a Brit), all of a sudden you see signs which make you go ‘ooooh!’ and ‘wow’. This one did just that. Good innit?! Brits in Baltimore This weekend I hooked up with … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 114

A key dilemma So, I needed to get a key cut today (no, don’t yawn…). But could I bloody well find anywhere that in my ‘UK’ head might cut keys….? Nope. I Googled all sorts of key-cutting combinations and I … Continue reading

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Interview with the Desperate Housewife

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 113

Buick comment of the week…. Husband: ‘The boot (trunk) on this car really is massive. You can see why the Mafia used them all the time. You could definitely fit two dead bodies in there easily.’ πŸ˜‰ In my pursuit … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 112

Doppelganger in Maryland Apparently I have a doppelganger in Maryland. A woman at the gym was staring at me for ages, and I thought she must be admiring my new Victoria’s Secret sports bra (it is very, very nice – … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 111

A new romance My other half is now in love with his American car, and it’s only been a week since they have been together. He declared that he loved it so much he would even consider shipping it back … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 110

Everyone needs to meet a Ken When you talk to someone in the queue for an ice-cream, remember that that person might just be a good person to know! This is Ken McNaughton, whom I met in the ice-cream queue … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 109

Festival in the sun I had a choice today to go and see some swashbuckling pirates in Fells Point in Baltimore or go to a festival in Ellicott City, my nearby little mini-American-Glastonbury. My five year old, surprisingly, chose the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 108

No Kinder surprises here…. Remember those white and milk chocolate eggs from your youth with a toy inside….? (Here’s the mighty strange advert from the 80s in the UK to remind you…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4kHmbZTvyI). Well, they’ve only bloomin’ well gone and banned … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 107

It’s a small world after all…. Today I went for lunch with some American people whom I had never met before. That is a very interesting thing to do because you just don’t know…. So why did I go for … Continue reading

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