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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 508

Today in America I realised that I can’t get used to calling ‘kitchen roll‘ paper towel. I learned that whilst we Brits call this thing -1 ‘minus 1’, Americans call it ‘negative 1’. I learned that American Fall can be … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 500

Politico stuff Someone the other day asked me why I get involved and support the American politico stuff when I can’t vote. I said to them, that whilst I can’t raise a dolphin, I can do stuff to support it … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 476

How Brits celebrate Labor Day Labor Day in the USA is like the Bank Holibobs in the UK. So, how do we Brits celebrate it? Playing a traditional British sport, of course. Cricket, with rain intervals, naturally. Welcome Fall It’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 295

Cheers! I’ve noted that I say ‘Cheers’ a lot. This is a mostly Brit thing. And I think it confuses my American chums on occasion. What I am saying is either ‘Thanks’ or ‘You’re welcome.’ It seems that we Brits … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 286

Prison inmates and Bea Gaddy So, I had a chat with a prison officer yesterday at one of Maryland’s Correctional Facilities to arrange to go in and have a look round and talk to some inmates about how they’re coming … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 269

Fall food In case we had forgotten that it was Pumpkin Season, otherwise known as Fall, here is a coffee shop menu reminder. And lo, they have used the word ‘Autumn’! Candy corn update So, after yesterday’s blog post another … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 267

Florida So, we return from our Florida holibobs! Yes, the sun shone and it was super hot. Yes, we got stuck at the top of the Hulk rollercoaster, and yes, it was scary….. Yes, we saw geckos. Yes, there are … Continue reading

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