Tag Archives: Governor of Maryland

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 497

Political frenzy in Maryland! There’s a slight frenzy in the air at the moment in Howard County, Maryland, as people are gearing up for the elections…..4 November is the big day! As well as attending pretend-politics VEEP fundraisers, I have … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 474

Footie podcast The dulcet, and very British, tones of the UK Desperate Housewife USA have been used to introduce a very funny footie podcast called Canons and Cockerels. Smashing! Do check it out here! 🙂 Annapolis I can’t express how … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 426

American Theater/Theatre So, American theater is no different from British theatre, right? People are in the audience watching, and people are on stage acting. Just the same. Except there are differences – of course there are! We saw The Wizard … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 377

Global Living Magazine Hoorah! I got a piece about my USA expat life in Global Living Magazine, which is the ‘ultimate global lifestyle magazine and resource for expats worldwide’. Brillopads! I am, as we Brits say, dead chuffed. 🙂 You … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 376

Eyeglasses…. The American term ‘eyeglasses’, which is used over the word simply ‘glasses’, never fails to amuse me, because I pretty much think the word ‘eye’ before ‘glasses’ is redundant when using the word in context. For example, if I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 349

Martin and Me So, yesterday I locked eyes with Martin O’Malley. He was at the Mall in Columbia, showing his support for the victims and the strong community of Howard County. We’re in his Maryland patch, and so he showed … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 341

MLK day Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA, which makes it a Federal holiday in honour of his birthday on 15 January. There are a host of parades taking place in American cities. I love these pictures … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 298

Americans don’t do crackers for Christmas…. I heard this terrible news yesterday. What? No crackers at Christmas?! But how do you make each other laugh with terrible, terrible jokes or annoy each other with random facts? How do you not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 296

Martin O’Malley Rocks (still) Okay, so I still have the hots for Martin O’Malley, the [ripped] Governor of Maryland. And this video explains why… Reasons I think Martin is amazeballs – despite the crazy tax thing in Maryland, which sucks, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 285

Move over Martin O’Malley So, you might know if you’ve been following this blog for a while that, even before I moved to the USA, I had a big crush on Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland. Well, now I have … Continue reading

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