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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 436

The Expat Child Ever wondered what an expat child makes of all this living abroad in the USA stuff? This morning we are having breakfast on the deck in the sunshine. ‘It’s just like being on holiday,’ says I. ‘We … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 295

Cheers! I’ve noted that I say ‘Cheers’ a lot. This is a mostly Brit thing. And I think it confuses my American chums on occasion. What I am saying is either ‘Thanks’ or ‘You’re welcome.’ It seems that we Brits … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 177

Aussies in the USA Well, bung a shrimp on the barbie and get me a cold one, there’s only some Aussies hanging out in the USA! Jane found my blog whilst doing her research about Columbia, Maryland in anticipation of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 101

Goddammit, it’s too hot! I never, ever thought I would utter those words, but by Jove, it is too damn hot for me to sit out in the sunshine! And this is all I’ve been craving! 85 whopping degrees today … Continue reading

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