Monthly Archives: February 2015

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 574

For the love of real estate Today I’ve been discussing with my American chums the difference between a UK sestate agent and a USA real estate agent. It appears that the USA ‘realtor’ develops a relationship with the people who are … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 573

Six degrees of separation to Harry Connick Jr My life in the USA is kind of bizarre and that’s probably why I love it! Last year I filmed a TV show for the Investigation Discovery Channel called Deadly Affairs: To … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 572

School uniforms in the USA? Nah, this isn’t going to happen in public schools (that’s regular state schools to us Brits, not posh wotnot schools) in the USA. But…maybe it should. My American friend’s teenage daughter has been through an … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 571

Really bloody cold There’s not much going in UK Desperate Housewife land at the moment because it’s just really cold and that’s about it. Snow days, blah, school delayed, blah, really cold, blah, freezing temperatures, blah. The Number One thing … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 570

Basketball courts It has been pointed out to me that American basketball courts are, if looked upon at the correct angle, mildly amusing. Snigger like school children if you will. 🙂 The Real Desperate Housewives of Howard County It’s been … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 569

Fat Tuesday, USA I wish I was in New Orleans for Fat Tuesday this coming week. Oh, what fun! I love me a bit of Bourbon Street! The beads! The booze! The bands! I’ll be finding something to do though … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 568

Accents in The Wire As a Brit in the USA, I am fascinated by how fascinating my accent is to Americans. ‘Say this word and this one and this one!’ they cry (often British swear words appeal to a certain … Continue reading

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