Tag Archives: American history

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 363

Mountains I have to be honest, until you see something, sometimes you don’t even realise you miss it. Like mountains. We’ve been wedged in between work and snow days for the past few weeks, and with the knowledge that we’re … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 328

The Christmas Break So, what has the UK Desperate Housewife UK been up to over Christmas week? Taking in a lot of American history, don’t ya know. And pondering about what makes American people American, and what made them not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 285

Move over Martin O’Malley So, you might know if you’ve been following this blog for a while that, even before I moved to the USA, I had a big crush on Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland. Well, now I have … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 275

Tea and us Brits πŸ™‚ Before we begin the next installment about South Carolina, here is something I need to share with you. It’s about being British and the phenomenon that is tea. I am currently having a cuppa (okay, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 273

Going down south So, got yer feet up, have ya? This is the Charleston, South, Myrtle Beach, Halloween blog, Part 1. It’s a little bit history, little bit people-watching, little bit crazy celebrations. Visit to South Carolina You know, I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 249

South East DC Today I headed out at 6am to a training in DC. I hadn’t been to South East DC before. The advice we get as Brits here is that if we find ourselves in this area, just head … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 227

Gettysburg I don’t know enough about the Civil War, as I’ve said before, apart from that which I’ve gleaned from movies and TV series. So a trip to Gettysburg was what was needed to rectify that. I’ll be honest, I … Continue reading

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