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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 536

Desperate Housewife birthday cake! Just take a look at this bit of fabulous, by my fabulous American friends 🙂 That’s what it looked like when I saw it on Saturday night. This is what it looked like on Sunday morning….. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 533

Forty in the USA! Today I turned 40 in the USA. Did you read what I just wrote? I wrote ‘turned 40’, which is not a phrase I would have used before living in the States. I would have said … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 381

American optimism / British stiff upper lip….. Recently there was a chat by British expats and others via the Twitter hashtag #mindthechat (from BBC America) about American optimism and British negativity, for which we are renowned and quite aware (almost … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 341

MLK day Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA, which makes it a Federal holiday in honour of his birthday on 15 January. There are a host of parades taking place in American cities. I love these pictures … Continue reading

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