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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 506

Dates USA style Oh, I can’t do this month/day/year thing that Americans do. I can’t. It just feels muddled in my British head. Harry has been taught at school to write the date this way, and when I told him … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 504

American school date This week I went into Harry’s USA school to read my children’s book ‘The Adventures of Gumdrop Rally‘ to his class. You can find my book here. (And top marks to the folks who buy it on … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 292

Hilarity at USA maps I still get confused about where all the states are in the United States. And when I am looking for Maryland it is so small in comparison to the other states, but it actually feels quite … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 189

George Alexander Louis And that’s the baby’s name! So now we know. Job done. Not Wayne, or Gary, or Alan? Nope, it’s as royal as they come (a little French royal even…!) Ellicott City Colored School This place has intrigued … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 183

Wrong side of the road Today, for the first time in a while, I drove on the wrong (that is left handside of the road…). Weird. Not sure why I did that. Preparing for those roads in the UK, perhaps? … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 178

Guns…. Oh, guns. This tweet was forwarded to me by an American friend today and it reads thus: Trying to explain our gun situation to people in other countries is like trying to explain Hitler to dogs. We Brits don’t … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 137

George Washington Harry is singing a lovely song all about George Washington being a ‘great, great man’ at the moment, which he was taught at school. And a super little ditty it is too, except that when I listen to … Continue reading

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