Monthly Archives: January 2015

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 554

Daytime TV for the UK Desperate Housewife USA Well, it’s a talk show – Dr Oz – that I made it on to, not Days of our Lives or The Young and the Restless, which will be my next mission! … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 553

Honest expat interview I wrote this interview last year in November. It’s interesting to read it again as I hit the ‘7 months till I go home mark’. Some of the things that stand out to me about how my … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 552

New Year in the USA New year is well underway here. We have the first snow of the season on its way tomorrow – yawn, over it already. What’s been amusing me at the gym is how all the American … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 551

America’s love affair with Downton Abbey I’ve been invited tonight to a Downton Abbey party. I’m not sure what to wear – do I go for the downstairs maid’s uniform or totally upscale it with a Lady Mary ensemble? Will … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 550

Tennessee! I was very excited to get to Tennessee, not only because I love the way it’s spelled, but because I wished to be fascinated by its ‘Southerness’. And I was not disappointed… These areย my Tennessee observations ๐Ÿ™‚ 1. The … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 549

Plantation in the South FYI, none of this post is fun to read, but you might learn something ๐Ÿ˜‰ Plantations are a part of USA history. The history of them is difficult to fully digest since they are based on … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 548

My love affair with Savannah I don’t think a city in the USA has had more of a profound impact on me than Savannah. Let me offer you a few quotes about Savannah from John Berendt’s excellent, dark and evocative … Continue reading

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