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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 604

Explaining my blog title This weekend aย local chap approached me at a festival. He’d seen me at some blog parties in Howard County and a few political events. He found the title of my blog confusing. ‘So you’re a desperate … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 511

Taking the piss UK style How we Brits love to take the piss out of each other, out of events, out of everyone else, and out of ourselves. ‘Taking the piss – one of the things Americans find hardest about … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 395

My British accent I’ve not been overly conscious of my British accent in the USA before now. In groups of Americans, I just chat and that is that. Sometimes, when I make a call, I feel like letting the person … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 206

Drug deal! Well, not quite. So here’s the tale….. Today I was in Annapolis with Harry, having a mooch about the streets and lanes around the waterfront before boarding the Pirate Adventure ship. Annapolis is a lovely, genteel, historical place … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 172

American bands In the UK I haven’t seen many bands with the enthusiasm of this teenage band that I saw outside the Howard County Library Miller Branch (the celebrations were about the Howard County Library System winning Library of the … Continue reading

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