Monthly Archives: November 2013

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 308

Chipmunk alert! In the UK my cats would bring in mice. Daytime mice or nighttime mice, it mattered not. 3pm or 3am mice, they ended up in the bath tub, under the bed, cowering in the corner. Here, my cats … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 307

Thanksgiving! Wooohooo! Today is a day off and we are supposed to be eating and drinking and giving thanks. And then tomorrow is Black Friday and we are supposed to be shopping. (Except I won’t be doing that.) Anyhoo, there … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 306

The American Tooth Fairy So, the American Tooth Fairy had to make an appearance for the first time last night. But it did not happen. Why? Because we stumbled at the American gold coin bit. And believe me, we were … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 305

One of my favourite things One of my very favourite things is to listen to my friend Jeff’s accent here in America. He has, what I can only describe as, a lovely, soft comforting ‘drawl’. His accent is a hybrid … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 303

What happens when the place you live becomes the ‘norm’? Your blogs ‘die’, apparently. ‘Your blogs are dying.’ That’s what I got told today. And I have to ‘step it up a notch’. I don’t really mind this comment, because … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 302

Thanksgiving in the UK Yes, folks, it has happened. Apparently the UK is ‘doing’ Thanksgiving. This is the report that came back to me direct from the UK yesterday. I don’t get it! Thanksgiving is about American history; it’s not … Continue reading

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