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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 542

The Best of British I’ve been hunting high and low recently for some quality British jewellery. Oh, I like Americana stuff here, but there’s something about British jewellery style that I can’t pass up. And lo, just three weeks before … Continue reading

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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 369

Arizona Well, I’ve been following this Arizona nonsense about discriminating against same-sex couples. And, at last, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial bill that would have allowed businesses in the state to deny service to gays and lesbians if … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 270

Cider and hard cider It’s called cider in the U.S, but not as we Brits know it. Especially us Brits who went to school in the Cider Capital of Somerset 🙂 A Brit expat wrote this recently about a cider … Continue reading

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