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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 604

Explaining my blog title This weekend aย local chap approached me at a festival. He’d seen me at some blog parties in Howard County and a few political events. He found the title of my blog confusing. ‘So you’re a desperate … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 478

Upsetting the Ravens fans… In Maryland I know a lot of Ravens football fans. They are generally horrified at this account that took place in our home this week. ๐Ÿ˜‰ #sorrynotsorry Husband: Harry, I got us tickets to 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 386

Stop press: the English invented baseball Really?! Well, apparently so, according to that ever-truthful newspaper that is the Daily Mail. To be fair the info came from Visit England and it says thus: “Historians believe that the American game of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 358

USA basketball is messing with my head! So, yesterday I encountered American basketball for the first time (Washington Wizards vs the Sacramento Kings). I’d seen the Harlem Globtrotters before (see here for a reminder of THAT experience!), but this was … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 335

The state I live in This refers to the actual geographical state I live in, not the kind of psychological state I live in. So, this state is Maryland and there’s been a lot of recent banter (read as ‘social … Continue reading

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