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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 617

Rain, rain UK stylie When it rains in Americaland, like it is doing today for a change (it’s been sweltering this past week!), people do say to me ‘it must be just like being back in England’. Yes, I can … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 613

Nashville and Memphis Second up – Memphis It was hard for Memphis to live up to Nashville. Many people expressed preference for one over the other. Nashville is cool and funky and I liked keeping it country. Memphis is emotional; so … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 612

Nashville & Memphis First up – Nashville Where’s a Daisy Duke-wearing, cowboy boot-wearing UK Desperate Housewife going to go when there is a child-free long weekend on offer? Only Nashville of course! And Memphis, second of course! I like a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 611

Desperate Housewife-y stuff As I am writing this blog there is a chap outside cutting my grass and pruning my bushes. Our landlord sorts this out for us, and I am thinking of having serious words with this landlord because … 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 608

Grumpy Bahamas Brian vs Happy Palmrick and his Travelling Butler Boyfriend Brit Gals in the Bahamas, part 2 Now, most Bahamians pride themselves on their chirpy, happy, chilled, helpful, smiley demeanour. Most of them. We met Brian. He is not … Continue reading

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