Tag Archives: 4th July

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 443

International Creative I think I’ll be taking the title ‘International Creative’ as my new job title after reading this 😉 Delighted to get an ‘Alice’ award 🙂 Shakespeare in America There is a thing about Shakespeare in America and it’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 176

Funny fanny? Ok, let’s be clear about this. In the USA, ‘fanny’ means bottom or backside, and is an acceptable term. In the UK, ‘fanny’ means something else, which I had to explain a couple of times yesterday to my … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 174

The weather ‘It’s pretty much the worst summer we’ve had in a long time.’ Harsh, harsh words to the delicate ears of a sun-loving Brit just yesterday. Come on, America-land, give me that sunshine! I know you have it (and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 165

Happy 4th July! The day stuff….. The River Hill parade! Fabulousness in American-style! Warm weather, community spirit, crowds, patriotism, politics, pride and pageantry….. It was so very American, and so very non-British in how it all felt (I guess that … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 163

General Hospital So it was nail salon day this week, which means I got to indulge in USA TV for a whole hour. And, lo, what nonsense is this….? It’s General Hospital! A new, enthralling, bizarre and unknown territory for … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 158

The pools This week we are mostly at the pools. It is very much like being on our holibobs, except there is no cocktail bar. This is sad. I do wonder if any of the Howard County ‘moms’ secretly place … Continue reading

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