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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 617

Rain, rain UK stylie When it rains in Americaland, like it is doing today for a change (it’s been sweltering this past week!), people do say to me ‘it must be just like being back in England’. Yes, I can … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 615

Bye Bye Blog Party Well, folks, it’s back to afternoon teas, going ‘to the loo’, driving on the left and making innuendos without having to a) apologise or b) explain them as I depart the wonderful haven that is Howard … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 614

A Desperate Desperate Housewife in Washington This morning I got up at 515am to go down to DC to appear on the Good Morning Washington show, presenting a segment about insomnia and all the fabulous new products out there to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 613

Nashville and Memphis Second up – Memphis It was hard for Memphis to live up to Nashville. Many people expressed preference for one over the other. Nashville is cool and funky and I liked keeping it country. Memphis is emotional; so … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 612

Nashville & Memphis First up – Nashville Where’s a Daisy Duke-wearing, cowboy boot-wearing UK Desperate Housewife going to go when there is a child-free long weekend on offer? Only Nashville of course! And Memphis, second of course! I like a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 611

Desperate Housewife-y stuff As I am writing this blog there is a chap outside cutting my grass and pruning my bushes. Our landlord sorts this out for us, and I am thinking of having serious words with this landlord because … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 609

Blagging our way into Miss Teen Bahamas International 2015 Brit gals in the Bahamas, part 3 So one evening us inquisitive Brit gals (read as: nosey) watched a load of very glamourous, high-heeled young Bahamian girls and their colourful entourages … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 608

Grumpy Bahamas Brian vs Happy Palmrick and his Travelling Butler Boyfriend Brit Gals in the Bahamas, part 2 Now, most Bahamians pride themselves on their chirpy, happy, chilled, helpful, smiley demeanour. Most of them. We met Brian. He is not … Continue reading

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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 606

British taps and lights. Sigh! Americans call them faucets, we call them taps. That we know. There are also, dear friends, differences in the way these things function in the USA from the way they do in back home and … Continue reading

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