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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 548

My love affair with Savannah I don’t think a city in the USA has had more of a profound impact on me than Savannah. Let me offer you a few quotes about Savannah from John Berendt’s excellent, dark and evocative … 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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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 542

The Best of British I’ve been hunting high and low recently for some quality British jewellery. Oh, I like Americana stuff here, but there’s something about British jewellery style that I can’t pass up. And lo, just three weeks before … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 541

The forking issue Okay, here’s the deal: we Brits often comment on the way Americans eat. Yes, we do. #sorry When I say ‘Americans’ I don’t mean all Americans, but some Americans. So don’t take offence if you’re not one … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 525

Thanksgiving dinner Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s another celebration in America-land and one that is sort of treated more importantly than any other holiday. For a start, people are given two days off  at Thanksgiving (most people – not those … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 519

Blog giveaway! On Monday I’m talking on Fox 45 News about what ‘moms’ (yes, British folk, that’s ‘mums’ – and I am still one of those) might want for Christmas this year. And included in this list of items is … 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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