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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 605

USA prom etiquette It’s a good job I am not out here in the USA as a 17 or 18 year old, cos, quite frankly, I would most likely be ejected from the Senior Prom. Fact. Take a look at … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 407

Cool American friends A British friend noticed that I had an American friend on Facebook with the surname ‘Kanicki’ ‘That’s just cool,’ she said. ‘Cos of the Grease dude.’ It’s true, that is a very cool name for a friend. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 399

My So-Called Teenage Life in the USA I am a bit fascinated about what it must be like to be a teenager in the USA. Why? Because, quite simply, I grew up as a teenager in the UK and I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 382

Funny old things in America 🙂 These are just things that have fascinated, intrigued or amused me in the land of Uncle Sam this week. 1. The school loud-speaker. Every day at the elementary school, as school is just about … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 191

High school lockers Why high school lockers today? Because they are iconic to us Brits and epitomise American high school. In the movies and TV series all the romances, arguments, life-changing adolescent happenings take place at the locker. The locker … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 102

Summer evenings John Travolta and old Olivia were right – ‘those suuuuuummmm-er-eh niigggggghhhttts’ are a blast! I’ve realised the thing I love most of all about this 94 degree weather we are having in Maryland is the warm evenings – … Continue reading

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