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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 562

Take out boxes/bags USA vs UK I love the American take out boxes in restaurants. It means you don’t have to eat all your dinner in one go – save it for lunch = economical! Nothing is wasted! You can … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 557

Cards Against Humanity Last night I played my virgin game of Cards Against Humanity. This American game is the crack of after-dinner card games. I am addicted after just one session. So, what is this? Cards Against Humanity is a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 489

Friday night lights On the bucket list was a desire to attend a high school football game and watch the marching band geek it up with their trombones and aubergine slacks, see cheerleaders flick flack, high kick and shake their … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 482

Creatives award A piece that my lovely friend Kate Evans and I put together for Global Living Magazine about her expat experience in Botswana and the difficulty of coming back home has won a ‘creatives’ award. How lovely! See the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 433

Two American firsts 1. Costco After my blog about not having been to various stores in the USA after two years here, some folk were in shock and had to be taken to hospital with heart palpitations. Actually, that’s a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 372

Mailbox / letterbox Study this picture: Harry’s homework was to draw a picture of the ‘Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe’. Being the creative type he is, he actually drew the ‘Old Woman Who Lived in a Tiger Foot’. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 345

Pittsburgh Steelers The kids round these parts (Maryland that is, of course) support one of two teams generally – The Baltimore Ravens or The Washington Redksins. My son, age 6, knows not a lot about American football, but such is … Continue reading

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