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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 408

Happy St George’s Day! Many Englishers ( πŸ˜‰ ) in America are celebrating ‘English’ day today. That’s because it’s St George’s Day, who is our patron saint. Sadly, the celebrations aren’t up to St Patrick’s Day style (British reserve, perhaps?!), … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 399

My So-Called Teenage Life in the USA I am a bit fascinated about what it must be like to be a teenager in the USA. Why? Because, quite simply, I grew up as a teenager in the UK and I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 379

The Deer Truck I saw something that I’d not seen before in the USA yesterday and it took me a bit by surprise. It was the dead deer pick up truck. Yes, it was the truck that goes along the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 366

Spelling dilemma So, Harry had to write down the book he likes to read most of all in the ‘class book’ to share with his friends as part of his homework on Friday. Simple, right? Not when the sentence includes … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 222

Dunkin’ Donut thefts No! Not donuts being stolen in Howard County?! Deep breaths….. It’s okay, folks, the thieves who hit three Howard County Dunkin’ Donuts locations in the early morning hours of Sunday were after the cash, not the donuts. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 192

Schooling in the USA vs Schooling in Europe Schooling is different in the USA. Fact. Living in Maryland, I am told often that the schools are the best and that they perform in the top 3 every year, which, as … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 189

George Alexander Louis And that’s the baby’s name! So now we know. Job done. Not Wayne, or Gary, or Alan? Nope, it’s as royal as they come (a little French royal even…!) Ellicott City Colored School This place has intrigued … Continue reading

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