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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 437

Manhunt! Clarksville, where I live in Maryland, is not know for its crime rate. In fact, it’s pretty darn safe all said done! Well, then, let me tell you about the little bit of excitement that happened at approx. 5.14pm … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 323

Big bottoms Nope, I am not talking about ladies (or gents) here, folks. I am talking about the bottom bits of American houses (yes, the basements), particularly in the area in which I live (sometimes called McMansionville, I hear…) I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 301

School buzzers / PTA Okay, so in the UK schools you have to press a buzzer to get in to the school and there are cameras and wot not and you have to sign in and it’s all very security … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 221

The Mattress Today I spotted a mattress in the road. What’s so odd about this? It was in the road in Clarksville, MD, dear people! A mattress! Dumped in the road! In Clarksville! The horror! My friend spoke thus: ‘What … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 207

The Pirate Captain I forgot to write about the Chesapeake Pirate Adventure Experience in Annapolis. Sure, it was great to go out on a boat during a lovely day and be on the sea and all that, but this is … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 205

American aisle in Tesco! There’s an aisle in Tesco’s in the UK that has just American food! How exciting, trilled my friends back in the UK! But let’s take a closer look at these shelves stacked with American goodness…. Oh … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 161

American Fairs Fairs in the USA are totally made of awesomeness, and as Americana as they come. Yesterday ’twas Clarksville Fair, and a great big slice of American pie it was too. Fried chicken, people told me – ya gotta … Continue reading

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