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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 561

Expat lives in the USA There are a lot of us Brits out in the USA, all living and working and homemaking in different places. I get a lot of expats contact me through the blog, which is awesome. We … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 558

Letter boxes UK stylie When the weather is as gawd-awful as it currently is in Maryland, USA I miss one thing very much: my UK letterbox that is in my door. It’s a very American First World problem that I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 557

Cards Against Humanity Last night I played my virgin game of Cards Against Humanity. This American game is the crack of after-dinner card games. I am addicted after just one session. So, what is this? Cards Against Humanity is a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 553

Honest expat interview I wrote this interview last year in November. It’s interesting to read it again as I hit the ‘7 months till I go home mark’. Some of the things that stand out to me about how my … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 545

The Christmas Roadtrip ‘Down South’ Before we start at the beginning, we need to start at the end. The end happened yesterday and I declared that, whilst the trip had been brillopads, that was enough roadtripping for me for a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 544

What are these ‘Biscuits and Gravy’ that you speak of? My British sister-in-law appears to be quite repelled by the American ‘delicacy’ that is ‘Biscuits and Gravy’. ‘Do Americans eat biscuits and gravy together?’ she asked, aghast. To be fair, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 543

Christmas roadtrip Well, y’all, I’m practicing my Southern drawl, as we’re heading on out to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee for our Christmas roadtrip and I cannot flippin’ well wait! I love the South. I do. I love … Continue reading

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