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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 584

USA is THE place! As I prepare to depart Uncle Sam’s shores, I hear that the USA is becoming the most desirable to move to from the UK.  Apparently almost half of UK residents admit they would not miss the over-crowding … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 581

Red Nose Day in the USA We Brits like our little customs in America-land still. And one of those is the event that is Red Nose Day / Comic Relief. What’s this all about? ask my American friends. Well, it’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 517

Bit of British grub I honestly, truly don’t crave much British food here in the USA. I really don’t. Unless it’s put in front of me, that is, and then I can shove down a Flake, some sausages, toffee, some … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 508

Today in America I realised that I can’t get used to calling ‘kitchen roll‘ paper towel. I learned that whilst we Brits call this thing -1 ‘minus 1’, Americans call it ‘negative 1’. I learned that American Fall can be … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 344

Cheerio Martin O’Malley Hot totty of Maryland, the one and only Governor Martin O’Malley, is giving his last ‘State of the State’ address today. I’m guessing he’ll mention Baltimore a lot. He perhaps won’t mention how The Wire’s Mayor Carcetti … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 251

USA government shut down! I am confused. This is because I don’t really get what the statement above means. Stuff is shutting down, everybody in the government / public sector goes home early and doesn’t work and you can’t call … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 113

Buick comment of the week…. Husband: ‘The boot (trunk) on this car really is massive. You can see why the Mafia used them all the time. You could definitely fit two dead bodies in there easily.’ 😉 In my pursuit … Continue reading

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