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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 556

British art in DC Ever wondered what Americans make of the word ‘rubber’ really?! My British chum, Caroline McCatty is an amazing artist here in the DC area and recently gave a talk to a group of American artists called ‘When is … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 539

Hectic life in the USA! It’s been utterly hectic in America-land this week just gone. My UK friend will need a holiday to get over the busy week she’s had. So, what have we been up to? Let’s talk about … 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 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 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 408

Happy St George’s Day! Many Englishers ( 😉 ) in America are celebrating ‘English’ day today. That’s because it’s St George’s Day, who is our patron saint. Sadly, the celebrations aren’t up to St Patrick’s Day style (British reserve, perhaps?!), … Continue reading

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