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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 605

USA prom etiquette It’s a good job I am not out here in the USA as a 17 or 18 year old, cos, quite frankly, I would most likely be ejected from the Senior Prom. Fact. Take a look at … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 604

Explaining my blog title This weekend a local chap approached me at a festival. He’d seen me at some blog parties in Howard County and a few political events. He found the title of my blog confusing. ‘So you’re a desperate … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 479

On the telly! Well, Desperados, I had my USA TV debut last night and in case you missed it, here are some shots from the show, Investigation Discovery’s Season 3 episode, Blood Ties, where I play a cop! If you … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 476

How Brits celebrate Labor Day Labor Day in the USA is like the Bank Holibobs in the UK. So, how do we Brits celebrate it? Playing a traditional British sport, of course. Cricket, with rain intervals, naturally. Welcome Fall It’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 357

Opinions divided on Baltimore Ah, Baltimore. You are a conundrum. Some parts of Baltimore are rough: fact. Some parts are lush: fact. I, for one, would not saunter through some of the areas of Baltimore in my Daisy Dukes whistling … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 234

The tea scene in Breaking Bad There’s a scene in the latest season of Breaking Bad where a woman walks in to a diner and asks for Camomile tea, which, she is told by the waitress, is not available. ‘Earl … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 230

Tornado training When I ask my five-year old son what he did in his U.S school at the end of every day I usually expect the following answers: a) nothing (he says nothing) b) so and so did something naughty … Continue reading

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