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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 619

A Brit’s Midnight Musings on the American Dream It’s been so interesting to read everyone’s comments on the American Dream from my previous blog this week. I am so very curious about it. It fascinates me muchly since I never … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 610

Brit gals in the Bahamas, part 4 Three Teeth Tony and Snorkelling Lovely cheery chappy on the beach, Three Teeth Tony (not his actual name), was drumming up some business and us Brit gals looked like likely candidates for a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 589

Funny things I hear in the USA… I hear funny things like this, in the school playground to me…. ‘Oh you’re going back to England? What season is it there right now? Do they have the same seasons as the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 564

Rosie runs across America “The idea for this journey is to run across America and to run into America and to celebrate the lives of people nobody knows. At my age, you can’t wait for the world to come to you. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 541

The forking issue Okay, here’s the deal: we Brits often comment on the way Americans eat. Yes, we do. #sorry When I say ‘Americans’ I don’t mean all Americans, but some Americans. So don’t take offence if you’re not one … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 516

Expat life realities Let’s be honest – expat life can sometimes be hard. It’s not all a bed of roses over a cocktail in the afternoon. Sometimes you get lonely; sometimes it’s hard to meet people and make friends; sometimes … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 441

‘Put the what on?’ Episode #1 Recently I was at my American friend’s house and I asked if I could ‘put the kettle on’. Yes, this is a very British thing to do, naturally. Her husband looked up in shock. … Continue reading

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