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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 266

Rock, paper, scissors, gun Yes, this is the new version of the old favourite playground game ‘Rock, paper, scissors’. When playing this game with Harry to while away the hours on the [actually very short] trip to Florida my five-year … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 265

Being a tourist Yep, it’s time to be a tourist in full swing. So, hello Universal Studios and Florida sunshine, and goodbye rain and Maryland for a while. This is the ultimate ‘being-a-tourist-in-America’ thing, along with Disney. And so, tourism … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 205

American aisle in Tesco! There’s an aisle in Tesco’s in the UK that has just American food! How exciting, trilled my friends back in the UK! But let’s take a closer look at these shelves stacked with American goodness…. Oh … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 190

Rudey-nudey killjoys in the UK Look, in Europe (yes, the UK is in Europe!) we’re not adverse to a bit of nudity. In fact, we like it – generally. So the council shirt and tie killjoys in Clacton are trying … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 188

Bay Bridge horror! Lordy, that Bay Bridge in Maryland gives me the jitters, and now even more so…. A woman swam to safety last Friday night after a tractor-trailer hit her car and sent it plunging over the Bay Bridge … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 71

Christmas in Fort Lauderdale I was keen from the day we said we were moving to the USA to have an alternative Christmas, and I don’t mean one where my husband spends all day in the kitchen cooking and I … Continue reading

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