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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 481

How to be British An American friend asked me if her British accent passed muster the other day. It was pretty good. She said she had found a site about being British and she would attempt to pass herself off … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 356

Howard County: Living Life to the Fullest, by Me Folks, I’m doing all sorts in the lovely County of Howard, where I live. And I love it. I’m living it up! What do I to pass the time….? Well (deep … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 327

Hey, what’s up? Harry gets greeted at school by this cool bloke at the Before-School Care thingymabob and he always says to him: “Hey Harry, what’s up?”. Harry sort of smiles and nods and doesn’t know what to say, because … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 300

300 posts! Wow, that’s A LOT of writing! Hooooorah and smashing and super and brillopads and amazeballs and awesome and yeah and wowsers for me! Blog reading at Barnes and Noble Well, crowds flocked in for the reading! Not really! … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 290

USA: you need to play more netball So, this weekend I went to Atlanta to play netball. I hear this ALL the time in America when I mention netball: ‘What’s that?’ And I reply thus (with an exasperated sigh, usually): … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 241

Make sure you’re comfy, this is a long one… (that’s what she said / as the actress said to the bishop…) – sorry, couldn’t help myself πŸ™‚ So, it’s been a busy few days in the land that is America. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 203

Amish mafia I heard an advert (commercial) on the radio for a TV programme yesterday that I had no idea existed. It’s is called Amish Mafia. Let me repeat that title: AMISH MAFIA. What is this glorious monstrosity that I … Continue reading

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