Tag Archives: Lost in the Pond

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 622

My Americanisms The other day I emailed my British chum to ask for her ‘cell phone number’. How she must have laughed. ‘Of course, she means ‘mobile phone’, silly thing with her funny Americanisms,’ thought she. This will happen a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 432

The World Cup Yes, it’s football time. Whether one lives in the UK or the USA, if one has an other-half whose life revolves around and is totally consumed by football, then you can pretty much rule out the next … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 418

The heat is on I don’t really have much to say about life in America except that it is now V HOT AND STICKY. Hoorah! πŸ™‚ Snogging/making out This is true fact: USA folk: you make out. We Brits ‘snog’. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 415

Mini Daisy Dukes If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you will know that I love wearing me some Daisy Dukes. Call it ridiculous, call it not-very-classy, call it a poor attempt at channeling a cowgirl, call it … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 356

Howard County: Living Life to the Fullest, by Me Folks, I’m doing all sorts in the lovely County of Howard, where I live. And I love it. I’m living it up! What do I to pass the time….? Well (deep … 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 343

My poem about the Winter Storm, Janus We are in the grip of a snow storm, and it’s doing me ‘ead in! So, confined to the house yesterday, I wrote this very poem…. Dear Janus, you can kiss my an*s. … Continue reading

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