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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 384

St Patrick’s Day shenanigans in Baltimore There is a lot of love for the Irish in Baltimore (and across the USA), in fact so much so that it got me to thinking that with all the ‘Irish’ folk celebrating yesterday, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 374

British comedy I love me some British comedy. To the Manor Born, The Vicar of Dibley, The Office, Alan Partridge. I also love me some American comedy. Parks and Recreation, Arrested Development, Modern Family, Friends. But, British comedy is what … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 346

Nudity! I recently wrote a piece for the Union Jack Newspaper (a Brit paper in the USA) about USA vs UK attitudes to nudity. It’s amazing where my research will take me! Are our cultures divided by whether or not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 342

Expert expat Apparently, I am classed as an expert expat – well, whaddya know!? An opinionated expat, maybe…. Anyway, these guys asked me, along with some other expats, for some expat advice on getting along in your host country, money … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 332

Damn, it’s cold! Right, so it’s going to get very cold in the USA. Like super cold. Like freezing your wotsits off cold. Like don’t even think about reaching for the Daisy Dukes cold. Apparently some of the coldest air … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 315

SNOW! Oh yes, snow is on its way – in fact, we’ve been issued a snow storm weather warning for Howard County, so I’ve cancelled plans for going out (sorry Josie!), since as I remember from last time it snowed … Continue reading

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