Category Archives: British American differences

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 605

USA prom etiquette It’s a good job I am not out here in the USA as a 17 or 18 year old, cos, quite frankly, I would most likely be ejected from the Senior Prom. Fact. Take a look at … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 604

Explaining my blog title This weekend aย local chap approached me at a festival. He’d seen me at some blog parties in Howard County and a few political events. He found the title of my blog confusing. ‘So you’re a desperate … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 603

Baltimore I’m a big fan and advocate of the city of Baltimore, so it’s sad to see all the stuff going on there at the moment in light of the Freddie Gray incident. I’ve grown very, very fond of Baltimore … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 602

Promoting Earth Day So, I got asked by a fancy PR company in NYC to do some promotion of Earth Day and making the home more green and sustainable for Earth Day on 22 April. Of course, I said ‘yes’! … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 601

The UPS Delivery Man This is possibly the most Desperate Housewife-y blog post I will ever write ๐Ÿ™‚ This week I’ve been taking delivery at home of several items for a TV slot on WBAL-TV on Sunday to promote Earth … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 599

UK houses vs USA houses I’ve been living in my USA house for nearly three years now. And it’s silly big. I don’t say this in a boastful way, I say it in an incredulous way. The houses in the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 597

Orange and purple are the new black in Maryland The other day I wore an orange top here in the USA. If you wear an orange top in Maryland people immediately assume you’re doing it to support the Orioles baseball … Continue reading

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