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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 397

Knowing me, knowing you – aha! America is missing something, and that thing is most excellent and needs to enjoyed. That thing is Alan Partridge, aka Steve Coogan. America knows him for Philomena, but we Brits knew him a long … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 395

My British accent I’ve not been overly conscious of my British accent in the USA before now. In groups of Americans, I just chat and that is that. Sometimes, when I make a call, I feel like letting the person … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 372

Mailbox / letterbox Study this picture: Harry’s homework was to draw a picture of the ‘Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe’. Being the creative type he is, he actually drew the ‘Old Woman Who Lived in a Tiger Foot’. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 350

Valentine’s Day – Bah Bloody Humbug! (Note: grumpy Brit post follows… 😉 ) I’ve already had it with Valentine’s Day and the ‘everybody gets a card’ nonsense at school and it’s only January. Is this ridiculousness happening in the UK, … Continue reading

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