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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 428

Miami Miami. Whilst I was there this past weekend I thought this a lot: This is a place as far removed in demeanour and character from the town where my parents live in the UK as you could possibly find. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 416

The Happy Nomad Girl There’s someone I met once (read as ‘waved to’ when travelling back from Charleston), whose life and choices I admire. I admire her for having guts, taking opportunities and for realising her own non-conformist American Dream. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 396

Earls and Dukes So, as you know, I am performing in a Shakespeare play in America-land. Last night the director was discussing the role of Paris and likened him to an Earl in the English class system. ‘Claire,’ he asked … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 340

What do I know about the States? I really don’t know much about the other states of the USA apart from Maryland. I do, however, have some stereotypes in my head about them, mainly brought about from books and movies … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 316

Snow storm, snow, ice, stormy weather conditions, blah, blah Well, there it is, the snow. And I still don’t like it. Snow days mess with grown up plans – like WORK 😉 Anyhow, best pull on my thermals under my … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 293

If Thanksgiving had been about pizza….. I endured a movie last night called ‘Free Birds’. It’s a kids’ cartoon and it was all about what would happen if Thanksgiving had not involved turkeys. So did they succeed in freeing the … 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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