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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 552

New Year in the USA New year is well underway here. We have the first snow of the season on its way tomorrow – yawn, over it already. What’s been amusing me at the gym is how all the American … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 537

UK impressions My UK visitor and I have now completed two shopping malls (her choice!!!) and Downtown Baltimore. She fell in love with the Federal Hill area of Baltimore, with its market, character, funky town houses, culture, the fact you … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 521

Can Americans ‘do’ English beer? When I say ‘beer’ I mean ‘ale’. I really wished my British chum Matthew was with me last night in Columbia, MD, to sample a new beer that is being brewed in Baltimore. Matthew’s quite the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 435

Today in the USA 1. It’s v v v v v hot. So hot, they cancelled the After-School Track and Field Event. Yes, it’s that hot. I have to keep remembering to talk in farenheit and not in celsius, so … 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 406

USA questions of the week ‘Do you celebrate Easter in England?’ I was asked this question yesterday. I nodded. And then I turned around and giggled. ‘Why don’t people walk much round here?’ Where I live not many people go … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 388

America-ca-ca I feel the need to clarify why I call America ‘America-ca-ca’, and it’s not because I think it’s crap or dirty. You see, Urban Dictionary states that ‘ca-ca’ is a term meaning ‘fecal matter’ used by Hispanics to deter … Continue reading

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