Monthly Archives: December 2014

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 545

The Christmas Roadtrip ‘Down South’ Before we start at the beginning, we need to start at the end. The end happened yesterday and I declared that, whilst the trip had been brillopads, that was enough roadtripping for me for a … Continue reading

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My UK Desperate Housewife USA blog 2014 review

This is the 2014 annual report for my blog. Thank you all for reading and supporting my cheeky writing in the USA! Special shout out to Andy and Mindy for the most comments! It’s been an eventful 2014; I can’t … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 544

What are these ‘Biscuits and Gravy’ that you speak of? My British sister-in-law appears to be quite repelled by the American ‘delicacy’ that is ‘Biscuits and Gravy’. ‘Do Americans eat biscuits and gravy together?’ she asked, aghast. To be fair, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 543

Christmas roadtrip Well, y’all, I’m practicing my Southern drawl, as we’re heading on out to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee for our Christmas roadtrip and I cannot flippin’ well wait! I love the South. I do. I love … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 542

The Best of British I’ve been hunting high and low recently for some quality British jewellery. Oh, I like Americana stuff here, but there’s something about British jewellery style that I can’t pass up. And lo, just three weeks before … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 541

The forking issue Okay, here’s the deal: we Brits often comment on the way Americans eat. Yes, we do. #sorry When I say ‘Americans’ I don’t mean all Americans, but some Americans. So don’t take offence if you’re not one … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 540

The English Dialect Coach I love talking in my British/English accent in America – it’s been a useful tool. So useful that I am due to be the dialect coach for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s upcoming production of The Importance of … Continue reading

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