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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 482

Creatives award A piece that my lovely friend Kate Evans and I put together for Global Living Magazine about her expat experience in Botswana and the difficulty of coming back home has won a ‘creatives’ award. How lovely! See the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 447

Don’t park on the wrong side of the road Oooh, us Brits do get in wrong in America-land sometimes. Like parking. In the UK, if you spot a cheeky parking space on the opposite side of the road, there ain’t … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 446

State laws As I mentioned in my last blog, I get a little confuddled by state laws and how different they all are. In fact, someone mentioned to me only last week that America was just a big place with … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 436

The Expat Child Ever wondered what an expat child makes of all this living abroad in the USA stuff? This morning we are having breakfast on the deck in the sunshine. ‘It’s just like being on holiday,’ says I. ‘We … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 347

Driving test for foreigners in the USA I heard a wonderful story this week about how much of a pigging nightmare it is to take the USA driving test if you’re not a U.S citizen. The tests might be different … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 252

Brits in the USA I like reading other Brits’ views of the USA and Anthony Windram’s amusing views of his time in the USA always make me chuckle. Anthony writes for The Displaced Nation and often comments on his time … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 248

Women in Maryland Apparently, the best place in America to be a woman is Maryland. Well, that’s good to know! Maryland has the biggest opportunities for high-level jobs, money and healthcare, according to the non-partisan educational institute called the Center … Continue reading

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