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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 410

Gun(g)-ho I asked some questions about using guns in their homes to a group of American men this afternoon at a BBQ. The subject both fascinates and repels me, probably because it is so alien. What I asked…. 1. Do … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 350

Valentine’s Day – Bah Bloody Humbug! (Note: grumpy Brit post follows… 😉 ) 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 302

Thanksgiving in the UK Yes, folks, it has happened. Apparently the UK is ‘doing’ Thanksgiving. This is the report that came back to me direct from the UK yesterday. I don’t get it! Thanksgiving is about American history; it’s not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 202

Alan Partridge in the USA? On my trip back to the UK last week I wish I had done one thing: go and see the Alan Partridge movie, Alpha Papa. I LOVE Alan Partridge! He’s ‘First Class’! Anyhow, I wish … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 141

Hygiene obsessions! I have found recently that ’round these parts’ Americans (not all, but some) are obsessed with hygiene. Like, really obsessed. Like cleaning their weights before they pick them up at the gym obsessed. This behaviour is at odds … Continue reading

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