Monthly Archives: July 2014

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 450

Don’t sing Happy Birthday in a restaurant in the USA Yeah, you know the song. That Happy Birthday one we all sing. Apparently, though, if you’re in a restaurant over here you better not sing it! What? You can’t sing … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 449

The Mystery Van This RV camper thing below will be our home in California for a few nights next week. I am searching for public conveniences on the map 🙂 . Rest assured, we will also be staying in hotels … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 448

Gobsmacked There was this little story on a Washington radio station yesterday involving British boy band One Direction, all about how this British girl, who couldn’t talk, was blown a kiss by member Harry Styles and then, apparently, she could … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 447

Don’t park on the wrong side of the road Oooh, us Brits do get in wrong in America-land sometimes. Like parking. In the UK, if you spot a cheeky parking space on the opposite side of the road, there ain’t … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 446

State laws As I mentioned in my last blog, I get a little confuddled by state laws and how different they all are. In fact, someone mentioned to me only last week that America was just a big place with … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 445

Fireworks/guns In my state I can’t buy fireworks. Cos it’s illegal. But, if I want to, I can by a shotgun or a hunting rifle without getting fingerprinted and licensed. My friends who do buy fireworks for 4 July head … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 444

Things Brits miss There was a list published recently about things Brits in the USA miss. To be honest, I don’t miss that much from this list. BUT….there is one thing I really, really miss whilst I live in here … Continue reading

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