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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 628

UK vs USA: the final list! This is a tongue-in-cheek summary over a couple of blog posts about what I love about America, or what gets my British back up, and what I think it should adopt from the UK … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 514

Gutted After yesterday’s election results in Maryland I’m a bit gutted for some of my friends who were running for office. That said, they’re all super folk who will pick themselves up and get on with making things happen. There’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 500

Politico stuff Someone the other day asked me why I get involved and support the American politico stuff when I can’t vote. I said to them, that whilst I can’t raise a dolphin, I can do stuff to support it … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 497

Political frenzy in Maryland! There’s a slight frenzy in the air at the moment in Howard County, Maryland, as people are gearing up for the elections…..4 November is the big day! As well as attending pretend-politics VEEP fundraisers, I have … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 437

Manhunt! Clarksville, where I live in Maryland, is not know for its crime rate. In fact, it’s pretty darn safe all said done! Well, then, let me tell you about the little bit of excitement that happened at approx. 5.14pm … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 423

Holibobs Today is a holibobs in the USA (Memorial Weekend), and the UK has its May bank holibobs too today so there was no need to feel jelly about anything, especially when we get to spend time here in Southern … 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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