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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 607

Brit gals in the Bahamas, part 1 This is a brief travel blog of two Brit gals living in the USA who headed to the Bahamas for a long weekend. You don’t want the long version, cos we nattered non stop … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 530

No, we Brits don’t have Thanksgiving! I just want to confirm, because I’ve been asked this like a billion times this week already (slight exaggeration 😉 ) – WE BRITS DON’T HAVE THANKSGIVING – it’s an American tradition! But, since … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 485

I know jack about the UK My American buddy asked me about how the UK was made up (notably because of the hot topic of Scotland), and what was Britain and what was Great Britain and I began to explain. … 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 456

California, part 5 Plastic fantastic I really have to share this LA conversation that I totally eavesdropped on in a fancy Beverly Hills restaurant between two gay guys, who I later found out are make up artists in the industry. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 398

Hanging it all out to dry So, let’s talk dirty laundry, or rather clean laundry. In the UK I had a lovely little garden to go with my lovely little house and at the end of the lovely little garden … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 363

Mountains I have to be honest, until you see something, sometimes you don’t even realise you miss it. Like mountains. We’ve been wedged in between work and snow days for the past few weeks, and with the knowledge that we’re … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 339

USA musings today I love living in America, but the weather sucks right now. It doesn’t matter what country you are in, if the weather is effing miserable and grey, it’s just plain crappy. Come on East Coast America, find … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 333

The accent thing Question: who has the ‘accent’? The Brits or the Americans? I don’t know and I don’t mind – I love accents, regardless. They are a cultural pleasure and they are part of our identity. Though, according to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 328

The Christmas Break So, what has the UK Desperate Housewife UK been up to over Christmas week? Taking in a lot of American history, don’t ya know. And pondering about what makes American people American, and what made them not … Continue reading

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