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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 467

The final New Orleans chapter The Cocktail Tour I’d like to be able to tell you the fascinating history of each cocktail we encountered on the tour of the finer drinking establishments in New Orleans, but to be brutally honest, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 458

California, part 7 Seals, dolphins, Santa Barbara, Carmel, 17 mile drive, wine tasting California stylie ‘Ya gotta see the elephant seals when ya stop off on ya drive along the coast. They’re awesome’ says an American lady to us. ‘Sounds … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 398

Hanging it all out to dry So, let’s talk dirty laundry, or rather clean laundry. In the UK I had a lovely little garden to go with my lovely little house and at the end of the lovely little garden … Continue reading

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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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