Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in review – UK Desperate Housewife USA

Wanna read a 2013 report for my blog?! If you like stats, here are a few! It’s been a fabulous year here in the USA – hoorah for 2014 and all the adventures it may bring! Thanks for reading and … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 328

The Christmas Break So, what has the UK Desperate Housewife UK been up to over Christmas week? Taking in a lot of American history, don’t ya know. And pondering about what makes American people American, and what made them not … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 327

Hey, what’s up? Harry gets greeted at school by this cool bloke at the Before-School Care thingymabob and he always says to him: “Hey Harry, what’s up?”. Harry sort of smiles and nods and doesn’t know what to say, because … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 326

Frank Bruno adopts a road So I am merrily driving along in Howard County, Maryland in the land of America listening to some country music and admiring the scenery when I STOP. What is that?! A sign tells me that … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 325

Walmart virgin Actually, read that as I am now no longer a Walmart virgin. I made a strange and curious decision to go to Walmart today. I had not been there before and some people have said DON’T DO IT … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 324

Christmas cards in the USA So, in the UK, we send Christmas cards that we bought at the shop/supermarket/discount store/posh shop or we make them with crafty bits or our child’s scribbles become the main feature of the card to … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 323

Big bottoms Nope, I am not talking about ladies (or gents) here, folks. I am talking about the bottom bits of American houses (yes, the basements), particularly in the area in which I live (sometimes called McMansionville, I hear…) I … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments