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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 214

Harry has a new name… ‘Walker’. That’s what they call him at Breakfast Club. I was very confused until I worked out why. Here’s the tale. ‘Good morning Walker,’ says Missy, the Breakfast Club leader. Harry sort of looks embarrassed … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 129

Amused, bemused, confused…. 1. Cabs…what cabs? It is soooooooooooooooo hard to get cabs here in Howard County. I shall never, ever again bemoan the UK’s public transport system, because at least you can get from town to town or city … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 120

Honouring HoCoPoPo The HoCoPoPo is a cute name used for the Howard County Police. Today I saw a convoy of them on Route 29, with flashing lights and new and old police cars, with the traffic stopped. It was quite … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 109

Festival in the sun I had a choice today to go and see some swashbuckling pirates in Fells Point in Baltimore or go to a festival in Ellicott City, my nearby little mini-American-Glastonbury. My five year old, surprisingly, chose the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 87

Text driving vs drink driving There is a debate raging across Maryland, and particularly in Howard County, about drink driving at the moment. And it’s an interesting one. In the UK, drink driving is morally unacceptable. You just don’t do … Continue reading

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