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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 629

Things about the USA that I won’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 628

UK vs USA: the final list! This is a tongue-in-cheek summary over a couple of blog posts about what I love about America, or what gets my British back up, and what I think it should adopt from the UK … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 619

A Brit’s Midnight Musings on the American Dream It’s been so interesting to read everyone’s comments on the American Dream from my previous blog this week. I am so very curious about it. It fascinates me muchly since I never … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 596

The Streets of Philadelphia So, when I think of Philly, my mind immediately turns to 80s movies such as Rocky and Trading Places, where the 80s struggling economy made an impact and the streets were grey and filled with homeless … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 555

‘In the Club’ There’s a radio commercial I keep hearing at the moment for a wholesale store called Sam’s Club and it makes me chortle every time because the British meaning of the phrase that they keep repeating is interpreted … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 549

Plantation in the South FYI, none of this post is fun to read, but you might learn something 😉 Plantations are a part of USA history. The history of them is difficult to fully digest since they are based on … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 474

Footie podcast The dulcet, and very British, tones of the UK Desperate Housewife USA have been used to introduce a very funny footie podcast called Canons and Cockerels. Smashing! Do check it out here! 🙂 Annapolis I can’t express how … Continue reading

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