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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 366

Spelling dilemma So, Harry had to write down the book he likes to read most of all in the ‘class book’ to share with his friends as part of his homework on Friday. Simple, right? Not when the sentence includes … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 357

Opinions divided on Baltimore Ah, Baltimore. You are a conundrum. Some parts of Baltimore are rough: fact. Some parts are lush: fact. I, for one, would not saunter through some of the areas of Baltimore in my Daisy Dukes whistling … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 350

Valentine’s Day – Bah Bloody Humbug! (Note: grumpy Brit post follows… πŸ˜‰ ) 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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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 339

USA musings today I love living in America, but the weather sucks right now. It doesn’t matter what country you are in, if the weather is effing miserable and grey, it’s just plain crappy. Come on East Coast America, find … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 298

Americans don’t do crackers for Christmas…. I heard this terrible news yesterday. What? No crackers at Christmas?! But how do you make each other laugh with terrible, terrible jokes or annoy each other with random facts? How do you not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 292

Hilarity at USA maps I still get confused about where all the states are in the United States. And when I am looking for Maryland it is so small in comparison to the other states, but it actually feels quite … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 278

It’s gone Halloween crazy! It’s crazy day – which means it is officially Halloween! America goes nuts. Totally nuts. Kids get up at 6am because they are so excited about it being Halloween. Fact. People wear costumes whilst shopping in … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 268

Understanding candy corn These little Halloween blighters are everywhere…. …and they are ANNOYINGLY addictive. And then I saw these fellas alongside the candy corns…. Oh, how on earth will I get through Halloween with these things in every nook and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 230

Tornado training When I ask my five-year old son what he did in his U.S school at the end of every day I usually expect the following answers: a) nothing (he says nothing) b) so and so did something naughty … Continue reading

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