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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 596

The Streets of Philadelphia So, when I think of Philly, my mind immediately turns to 80s movies such as Rocky and Trading Places, where the 80s struggling economy made an impact and the streets were grey and filled with homeless … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 594

The Ghost Town of Pennsylvania On our PA roadtrip we headed about an hour and a half north of Philly to a ‘town’ called Centralia, though it’s not so much a town now as a wasteland. Centralia’s population has dwindled from … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 414

Prom time! Well, it was Prom Weekend in the USA this week, and all the young lads and lasses at high school here donned their highly sequined gowns and tuxes (I don’t know if the tuxes were sequined or not, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 340

What do I know about the States? I really don’t know much about the other states of the USA apart from Maryland. I do, however, have some stereotypes in my head about them, mainly brought about from books and movies … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 203

Amish mafia I heard an advert (commercial) on the radio for a TV programme yesterday that I had no idea existed. It’s is called Amish Mafia. Let me repeat that title: AMISH MAFIA. What is this glorious monstrosity that I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 167

Amish Country Visiting Amish Country was pretty much near to the top of my bucket list. I knew very little about these people, apart from the movie versions of Amish ways of life (and other complications!) like Witness and The … Continue reading

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