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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 559

The Cadbury’s Creme Egg Diplomatic Issue I think America and England are going to break up over an egg. But it’s not any old egg; it’s the iconic Cadbury’s Creme Egg wot we ate when we wos kids in England. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 554

Daytime TV for the UK Desperate Housewife USA Well, it’s a talk show – Dr Oz – that I made it on to, not Days of our Lives or The Young and the Restless, which will be my next mission! … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 552

New Year in the USA New year is well underway here. We have the first snow of the season on its way tomorrow – yawn, over it already. What’s been amusing me at the gym is how all the American … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 545

The Christmas Roadtrip ‘Down South’ Before we start at the beginning, we need to start at the end. The end happened yesterday and I declared that, whilst the trip had been brillopads, that was enough roadtripping for me for a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 543

Christmas roadtrip Well, y’all, I’m practicing my Southern drawl, as we’re heading on out to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee for our Christmas roadtrip and I cannot flippin’ well wait! I love the South. I do. I love … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 541

The forking issue Okay, here’s the deal: we Brits often comment on the way Americans eat. Yes, we do. #sorry When I say ‘Americans’ I don’t mean all Americans, but some Americans. So don’t take offence if you’re not one … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 540

The English Dialect Coach I love talking in my British/English accent in America – it’s been a useful tool. So useful that I am due to be the dialect coach for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s upcoming production of The Importance of … Continue reading

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