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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 630

Happy 4th July It seems apt that my final blog post here in the USA on this blog happens on the eve of 4th July. You know, the day before the day back in history when the Brits got walloped … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 577

Make ’em laugh, British dude! Back in September I met this British guy in NYC and we drank Bellini’s, as is the way in NYC, and talked about all things American vs British. Such fun! Then I decided to interview … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 576

Trailing Spouse I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again ‘ Don’t call me a trailing spouse!’ – not on your/my expat nelly! It makes me shudder, really it does! I dislike it so much that I just had to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 556

British art in DC Ever wondered what Americans make of the word ‘rubber’ really?! My British chum, Caroline McCatty is an amazing artist here in the DC area and recently gave a talk to a group of American artists called ‘When is … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 516

Expat life realities Let’s be honest – expat life can sometimes be hard. It’s not all a bed of roses over a cocktail in the afternoon. Sometimes you get lonely; sometimes it’s hard to meet people and make friends; sometimes … Continue reading

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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 478

Upsetting the Ravens fans… In Maryland I know a lot of Ravens football fans. They are generally horrified at this account that took place in our home this week. 😉 #sorrynotsorry Husband: Harry, I got us tickets to see the … Continue reading

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