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And we’re back…

We’ve arrived back in Blighty. There is something oddly normal about arriving back in England with all that you know. No one’s commenting on our accents, Steve Wright’s playing Sunday Love Songs on Radio 2, we took the lift – not the elevator, I didn’t have … Continue reading

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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 628

UK vs USA: the final list! This is a tongue-in-cheek summary over a couple of blog posts about what I love about America, or what gets my British back up, and what I think it should adopt from the UK … 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 603

Baltimore I’m a big fan and advocate of the city of Baltimore, so it’s sad to see all the stuff going on there at the moment in light of the Freddie Gray incident. I’ve grown very, very fond of Baltimore … 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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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 598

Cherry Blossom, DC In three years this is the first time we’ve headed down to DC for the Cherry Blossom Festival, which is a big thing. And the finest Spring day you can imagine with a load of very happy … Continue reading

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