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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 382

Funny old things in America πŸ™‚ These are just things that have fascinated, intrigued or amused me in the land of Uncle Sam this week. 1. The school loud-speaker. Every day at the elementary school, as school is just about … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 378

American bacon vs British bacon! A lot of Brits in the USA say they miss British bacon. It’s true. I hear it a lot: ‘Oooh, this bacon just isn’t like the bacon we have back home.’ Well, a certain six-year-old … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 361

Say Uncle! What does this mean? Apparently, with the recent snow storm, folks here in the USA are commenting that you’ve just got to say ‘Uncle’ and be done with it. I don’t know what you’re on about! (Or, at … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 297

Reading my blog at Barnes and Noble in Annapolis! This Friday, 22 November, at 10am, in between kids’ story time and someone playing the bagpipes, I will be all dressed up like a proper British lady, don’t you know, and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 64

Lovely blogging award thingy I have been nominated for a Liebster Award for this blog by one of my top fave bloggers: Emma Kaufmann, who blogs under http://www.mommyhasaheadache.blogspot.com and writes superbly refreshing books about motherhood and relationships. As a nominee … Continue reading

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