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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 617

Rain, rain UK stylie When it rains in Americaland, like it is doing today for a change (it’s been sweltering this past week!), people do say to me ‘it must be just like being back in England’. Yes, I can … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 613

Nashville and Memphis Second up – Memphis It was hard for Memphis to live up to Nashville. Many people expressed preference for one over the other. Nashville is cool and funky and I liked keeping it country. Memphis is emotional; so … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 607

Brit gals in the Bahamas, part 1 This is a brief travel blog of two Brit gals living in the USA who headed to the Bahamas for a long weekend. You don’t want the long version, cos we nattered non stop … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 574

For the love of real estate Today I’ve been discussing with my American chums the difference between a UK sestate agent and a USA real estate agent. It appears that the USA ‘realtor’ develops a relationship with the people who are … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 573

Six degrees of separation to Harry Connick Jr My life in the USA is kind of bizarre and that’s probably why I love it! Last year I filmed a TV show for the Investigation Discovery Channel called Deadly Affairs: To … Continue reading

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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 554

Daytime TV for the UK Desperate Housewife USA Well, it’s a talk show – Dr Oz – that I made it on to, not Days of our Lives or The Young and the Restless, which will be my next mission! … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 277

Freakin’ freaky I love a bit of Halloween now. I’m a converted Brit, but…. THIS. IS. FREAKIN’. FREAKY. See….? Freaksville! Love it! Pumpkins USA vs Pumpkins UK This is USA. This is UK. If there was a Halloween showdown, the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 267

Florida So, we return from our Florida holibobs! Yes, the sun shone and it was super hot. Yes, we got stuck at the top of the Hulk rollercoaster, and yes, it was scary….. Yes, we saw geckos. Yes, there are … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 203

Amish mafia I heard an advert (commercial) on the radio for a TV programme yesterday that I had no idea existed. It’s is called Amish Mafia. Let me repeat that title: AMISH MAFIA. What is this glorious monstrosity that I … Continue reading

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