Monthly Archives: November 2014

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 531

The Last Thanksgiving Supper Well, that’s our last Thanksgiving done. And we got to spend it proper American-stylie 🙂 This is what we ate (I can’t remember the names of some of the stuff, but it tasted amazeballs!) Today feels … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 530

No, we Brits don’t have Thanksgiving! I just want to confirm, because I’ve been asked this like a billion times this week already (slight exaggeration 😉 ) – WE BRITS DON’T HAVE THANKSGIVING – it’s an American tradition! But, since … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 529

The Repat Blog I’ve started up the ‘going home’ blog. Is it too early to think about going home? In some ways, yes – there’s still much to do out here, and life is great, but I have to prepare. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 528

American childhoods vs British childhoods As I sat and listened to my American friends reminisce about their American childhoods, and as they spouted forth their cultural references that went right over my head, it made me realise that Brits and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 527

Living in the ‘Columbubble’ I don’t know who coined this phrase for our little part of Desperate Housewife suburban America, but Columbia is a bubble and shall henceforth be forever more known as ‘Columbubble’. I attribute this clever name to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 526

My short, but very sweet, expat life Argh, just nine months to go until we leave Uncle Sam’s shores for good. It’s happening fast. But first, I have to endure this blasted winter (Gawd, I hate winter!). It’s flippin’ freezing … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 525

Thanksgiving dinner Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s another celebration in America-land and one that is sort of treated more importantly than any other holiday. For a start, people are given two days off  at Thanksgiving (most people – not those … Continue reading

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