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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 630

Happy 4th July It seems apt that my final blog post here in the USA on this blog happens on the eve of 4th July. You know, the day before the day back in history when the Brits got walloped … Continue reading

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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 615

Bye Bye Blog Party Well, folks, it’s back to afternoon teas, going ‘to the loo’, driving on the left and making innuendos without having to a) apologise or b) explain them as I depart the wonderful haven that is Howard … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 614

A Desperate Desperate Housewife in Washington This morning I got up at 515am to go down to DC to appear on the Good Morning Washington show, presenting a segment about insomnia and all the fabulous new products out there to … 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 600

Expat bubble I recently read this article about the ‘expat bubble’. It’s a weird thing being an expat, between cultures. My expat life is made up of three social parts: the expat bubble that comes with my husband’s job and … Continue reading

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