Monthly Archives: September 2013

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 252

Brits in the USA I like reading other Brits’ views of the USA and Anthony Windram’s amusing views of his time in the USA always make me chuckle. Anthony writes for The Displaced Nation and often comments on his time … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 251

USA government shut down! I am confused. This is because I don’t really get what the statement above means. Stuff is shutting down, everybody in the government / public sector goes home early and doesn’t work and you can’t call … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 250

Stink bugs invasion! Every now and then in the evenings, just at the moment, here in America, I hear my other half utter words similar to ‘Oh, p*ss off you little b*gger,’ and ‘Argh, get out of my face!’ and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 249

South East DC Today I headed out at 6am to a training in DC. I hadn’t been to South East DC before. The advice we get as Brits here is that if we find ourselves in this area, just head … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 248

Women in Maryland Apparently, the best place in America to be a woman is Maryland. Well, that’s good to know! Maryland has the biggest opportunities for high-level jobs, money and healthcare, according to the non-partisan educational institute called the Center … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 247

Getting lost in Columbia I love walking the paths in Columbia, but I often have no bloomin’ idea where the heckythump I am going. Which way now? Left, right, round about or backwards – nope, not a clue. But at … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 246

Expat blog interview Why did we move to Columbia, Maryland? What do we like about the USA? What about schools here? What do I really miss about the UK? Read all about it in my interview here πŸ™‚

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