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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 621

The school tie Oh lordy, I’ve found out that young Mr McGill definitely does have to wear a school tie to his new junior school in Englandland. This is going to severely test my parenting skills. My question is this: … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 603

Baltimore I’m a big fan and advocate of the city of Baltimore, so it’s sad to see all the stuff going on there at the moment in light of the Freddie Gray incident. I’ve grown very, very fond of Baltimore … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 589

Funny things I hear in the USA… I hear funny things like this, in the school playground to me…. ‘Oh you’re going back to England? What season is it there right now? Do they have the same seasons as the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 582

Expat Musings Well, less then five months to go in the USA, folks. The bucket list is in full swing and it’s hard not to focus on making things happen in the UK for our return. My latest interview with Your … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 575

Everyone’s talking about… In my part of the USA, here on the East Coast, everyone’s talking about the following… The effing weather Another snow day. That means in the past 11 weeks the children have not had a full week … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 529

The Repat Blog I’ve started up the ‘going home’ blog. Is it too early to think about going home? In some ways, yes – there’s still much to do out here, and life is great, but I have to prepare. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 476

How Brits celebrate Labor Day Labor Day in the USA is like the Bank Holibobs in the UK. So, how do we Brits celebrate it? Playing a traditional British sport, of course. Cricket, with rain intervals, naturally. Welcome Fall It’s … Continue reading

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