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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 528

American childhoods vs British childhoods As I sat and listened to my American friends reminisce about their American childhoods, and as they spouted forth their cultural references that went right over my head, it made me realise that Brits and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 350

Valentine’s Day – Bah Bloody Humbug! (Note: grumpy Brit post follows… πŸ˜‰ ) I’ve already had it with Valentine’s Day and the ‘everybody gets a card’ nonsense at school and it’s only January. Is this ridiculousness happening in the UK, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 293

If Thanksgiving had been about pizza….. I endured a movie last night called ‘Free Birds’. It’s a kids’ cartoon and it was all about what would happen if Thanksgiving had not involved turkeys. So did they succeed in freeing the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 192

Schooling in the USA vs Schooling in Europe Schooling is different in the USA. Fact. Living in Maryland, I am told often that the schools are the best and that they perform in the top 3 every year, which, as … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 105

Top 10 Exapt Blog Award! I woke up this morning, and, as usual, I reached for my phone to see what news and views and shenanigans are going on in the world and lo and behold I spy a comment … Continue reading

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