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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 578

Desperate goings-on in the USA today Random things from the USA today…… 1. Harry attended his elementary school dance yesterday. He was slightly disappointed by it, though, since it was ‘nothing like the Enchantment Under the Sea dance in Back … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 538

The Dr Oz Show Who is Dr Oz and why am I writing about him? Is he an Australian Doctor in the Outback, as I first thought? No, he is not. He is a TV doctor on the ABC network … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 489

Friday night lights On the bucket list was a desire to attend a high school football game and watch the marching band geek it up with their trombones and aubergine slacks, see cheerleaders flick flack, high kick and shake their … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 411

Those American kids! Ah, how American kids (teenagers) make me smile. Having toured various American high schools with the Shakespeare show I was involved in I have experienced American teenagers firsthand and they sure have enthusiasm and attitude. Being the … Continue reading

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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 354

This ad is the dog’s b*llocks! Well, I trawled through the Superbowl commercials from Sunday and I liked the Doritos one, because it was cute, and I don’t get what all the fuss is about the Coca-Cola one. Some folks … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 288

Veterans’ Day / Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day These days are the same but different in the USA and the UK…. Today is Veterans’ Day in the USA. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 270

Cider and hard cider It’s called cider in the U.S, but not as we Brits know it. Especially us Brits who went to school in the Cider Capital of Somerset πŸ™‚ A Brit expat wrote this recently about a cider … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 252

Brits in the USA I like reading other Brits’ views of the USA and Anthony Windram’s amusing views of his time in the USA always make me chuckle. Anthony writes for The Displaced Nation and often comments on his time … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 205

American aisle in Tesco! There’s an aisle in Tesco’s in the UK that has just American food! How exciting, trilled my friends back in the UK! But let’s take a closer look at these shelves stacked with American goodness…. Oh … Continue reading

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