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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 624

Canada vacation So, I think I’ve been to Canada three times before in my life, because in the 1970s half of my family decided to emigrate there. My mother took my brother and I on a six week East to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 623

The American Yard Sale Well, Yard Sale’s aren’t just a thing here – they are A Thing! Like A Big Thing. I think I underestimated what A Big Thing they are in Americaland. Holy wow, there are some sure-fired yard … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 582

Expat Musings Well, less then five months to go in the USA, folks. The bucket list is in full swing and it’s hard not to focus on making things happen in the UK for our return. My latest interview with Your … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 504

American school date This week I went into Harry’s USA school to read my children’s book ‘The Adventures of Gumdrop Rally‘ to his class. You can find my book here. (And top marks to the folks who buy it on … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 385

I am over winter. Thank you Uncle Sam, you can keep your snowy East Coast winters. That is all. The BritChick Meet the ‘BritChick’ (great name!), aka Bex Saunders. She is a very British girl, living in Canada. I like … 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 322

The Littlest Hobo ‘Sometimes we expats are like the Littlest Hobo.’ Those are the words we uttered to our American friends, whilst musing about the fact that we expats never really seem to ‘settle down’ anywhere. They looked at us … Continue reading

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