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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 523

Baltimore crime/ English city crime I’ve been reading up a lot on the differences and similarities between crime in Baltimore and crime in London and Manchester via top Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton. When The Wire got popular in the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 467

The final New Orleans chapter The Cocktail Tour I’d like to be able to tell you the fascinating history of each cocktail we encountered on the tour of the finer drinking establishments in New Orleans, but to be brutally honest, … Continue reading

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Let’s talk New Orleans! When I flew back from Louisiana’s little French/Creole/Spanish swampy party kooky culture-fest last night I felt like I was heading back to Maryland from a completely different country. New Orleans, whilst it might be described as … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 464

How to say New Orleans Right, before we get started on the New Orleans blog, let’s get it straight about how to pronounce this place. I, being a Brit, have called it plain and simple ‘New Or-leens’. But, my chums … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 412

Baltimore Yesterday we had a massive rain storm in Maryland like, well like, a massive rain storm. And this happened because of it. How nuts is that!? Poor old Baltimore and those people’s cars. My mate, Bill Hughes (photographer extraordinaire) … 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 58

Why Howard County? Someone asked me why we chose / like living in Howard County. And it made me wonder why….. Recently a friend (a Brit) said to me that living in our area (Columbia, MD) was like living in … Continue reading

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