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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 629

Things about the USA that I wonโ€™t miss and things that America should adopt from the UK or just get rid of America, USA, The U.S, Uncle Sam – I loves ya, you know I do, but having been here … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 627

Curiouser and curiouser Harry is becoming more and more curious about England. He remembers snippets of it, and mostly very romanticised, but he also picks up on what other people say about it. Recently he’s been asking questions and making … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 614

A Desperate Desperate Housewife in Washington This morning I got up at 515am to go down to DC to appear on the Good Morning Washington show, presenting a segment about insomnia and all the fabulous new products out there to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 610

Brit gals in the Bahamas, part 4 Three Teeth Tony and Snorkelling Lovely cheery chappy on the beach, Three Teeth Tony (not his actual name), was drumming up some business and us Brit gals looked like likely candidates for a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 609

Blagging our way into Miss Teen Bahamas International 2015 Brit gals in the Bahamas, part 3 So one evening us inquisitive Brit gals (read as: nosey) watched a load of very glamourous, high-heeled young Bahamian girls and their colourful entourages … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 607

Brit gals in the Bahamas, part 1 This is a brief travel blogย of two Brit gals living in the USA who headed to the Bahamas for a long weekend. You don’t want the long version, cos we nattered non stop … 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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