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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 408

Happy St George’s Day! Many Englishers ( πŸ˜‰ ) 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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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 406

USA questions of the week ‘Do you celebrate Easter in England?’ I was asked this question yesterday. I nodded. And then I turned around and giggled. ‘Why don’t people walk much round here?’ Where I live not many people go … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 191

High school lockers Why high school lockers today? Because they are iconic to us Brits and epitomise American high school. In the movies and TV series all the romances, arguments, life-changing adolescent happenings take place at the locker. The locker … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 179

Hot in the UK! Proof! Coming to the the USA A lot of Brits come and go in the USA, but makes them stay? Judy Ratner fell in love with an American and that was her passport to an all-new … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 174

The weather ‘It’s pretty much the worst summer we’ve had in a long time.’ Harsh, harsh words to the delicate ears of a sun-loving Brit just yesterday. Come on, America-land, give me that sunshine! I know you have it (and … 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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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 82

Religious cereal The other day I inadvertently bought some cereal that is totally based on religion. Yep, I am eating grain that is processed according to the Bible. Oh my……it’s called Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal. http://www.foodforlife.com/about_us/our-story I’m not quite sure what … Continue reading

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