Monthly Archives: March 2015

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 584

USA is THE place! As I prepare to depart Uncle Sam’s shores, I hear that the USA is becoming the most desirable to move to from the UK.  Apparently almost half of UK residents admit they would not miss the over-crowding … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 583

St Patrick’s Day USA stylie There is much greenness in the land of America today as everyone jumps on board the St Patrick’s Day bandwagon. Pictorial evidence from some of my American crew (you may need shades)…… All this happens in … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 582

Expat Musings Well, less then five months to go in the USA, folks. The bucket list is in full swing and it’s hard not to focus on making things happen in the UK for our return. My latest interview with Your … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 581

Red Nose Day in the USA We Brits like our little customs in America-land still. And one of those is the event that is Red Nose Day / Comic Relief. What’s this all about? ask my American friends. Well, it’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 580

Things I still don’t understand about America Oh America, I love you and weird ways! But…. there are things I still don’t understand and I get all confuddled 😦 Like these three things that have been confusing me this week: … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 579

Saying things in the English accent I still don’t mind if Americans want me to talk to them just so they can get off on my accent. That’s cool with me. I guess it could be considered that I am … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 578

Desperate goings-on in the USA today Random things from the USA today…… 1. Harry attended his elementary school dance yesterday. He was slightly disappointed by it, though, since it was ‘nothing like the Enchantment Under the Sea dance in Back … Continue reading

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