Monthly Archives: April 2014

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 404

Getting sick, USA stylie I still don’t get the USA medical system. Fact. Chicken Maryland I live in Maryland, where Chicken Maryland must come from – right? Wrong! ‘The dish known in the UK as Chicken Maryland, popular in the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 403

Weird Americans, weird Brits There’s been a bit of America-bashing going on over the Interweb recently. Articles like this one*, where the writer, when amusing herself with the fact that some Brits are only ‘somewhat proud’ of our country, reflects … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 402

Sunshine (at last) Well, after two days of Spring, summer’s here on the East Coast, and gloriously hot it was too. It’s warmer than England now, don’t ya know (and bloody right, so it should be – summer’s one of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 401

Investigation Discovery: Southern Fried Homicide So, I don’t watch TV in America-land, but I got to learn about something that I feel I must watch on a rainy afternoon when I really, really, really do not have anything better to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 400

400 posts! Holy cow, that’s a lot of writing. Fact. British eccentricity I wrote a piece recently about how the British liked to take their clothes off a lot at sporting events. I’m told this also happens in America at … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 399

My So-Called Teenage Life in the USA I am a bit fascinated about what it must be like to be a teenager in the USA. Why? Because, quite simply, I grew up as a teenager in the UK and I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 398

Hanging it all out to dry So, let’s talk dirty laundry, or rather clean laundry. In the UK I had a lovely little garden to go with my lovely little house and at the end of the lovely little garden … Continue reading

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