Monthly Archives: May 2014

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 425

Cock up Apparently, Americans don’t use the phrase ‘cock up’. When I say it, I think they are shocked that I just used the word ‘cock’ randomly in a sentence. As if I would! πŸ˜‰ (Cock up = another word … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 424

British food / American food Marmite. I had some yesterday and it was LUSH. I don’t miss it, I don’t crave it, but when I had some it was fandabidozie. Monster Munch crisps. Our mate Dave always brings some over … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 423

Holibobs Today is a holibobs in the USA (Memorial Weekend), and the UK has its May bank holibobs too today so there was no need to feel jelly about anything, especially when we get to spend time here in Southern … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 422

Bringing up my British boy in the USA I wrote a guest post this week about the funny little things my son, age 6, says as he tries to get his head round stuff in the USA. He says some … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 421

East Coast Beaches I love a beach. Oooh, I do. I love the sun and the sea and the sand (actually, I don’t love the last one when it’s in my food and my bikini, but I like the IDEA … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 420

Georgie and Poppy – Brits in the USA Brits in the USA. Most of us are pretty ‘normal’, I’d say, unless you count Prince Harry when he comes on over to Vegas and does his thing, or celebs when they … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 419

Today in America This: Oh. My. Gawdness. This: I caused a traffic jam on the 32 in Howard County rescuing three groundhogs sat in the middle of the road. One went off in the other direction and I thought I … Continue reading

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