Monthly Archives: May 2013

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 138

That Bay Bridge I’ve shared my scaredy-cat view of the Bay Bridge, which you have to cross to get to lovely places like Rehoboth and all the beaches on the Eastern Shore, and cross it I have at least five … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 137

George Washington Harry is singing a lovely song all about George Washington being a ‘great, great man’ at the moment, which he was taught at school. And a super little ditty it is too, except that when I listen to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 136

Ocean City, Rehoboth, Delaware So this weekend we took a roadtrip, along with 718,000 other Marylanders. I know this number, because a news and travel email pops up on my phone just as we are due to set off. It … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 135

Tornado Firstly, I cannot blog tonight without mentioning Oklahoma and such terrible devastation. I can’t imagine what it must be like. We had the tail end of Hurricane Sandy and that rocked our little world in the Autumn/Fall, but this….. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 134

US cup of tea vs UK cup of tea I met a British woman today, out of the blue, and we chatted for a while whilst she was working at her desk. I didn’t realise she was British at first … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 133

The Soccer Mom I hear this phrase a lot. When I came out to the USA people joked with me that I would become a ‘soccer mom’ and I laughed, not really knowing what one was. And I’ve been hearing … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 132

If I wasn’t in the States what would I have been doing in the UK? I got asked this question by a few Americans at the Wine in the Woods event yesterday. I paused. I pondered. And I replied with … Continue reading

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