Tag Archives: South Carolina

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 546

Ham and eggs with The Lord in South Carolina On roadtrips we make it a mission NOT to eat in chain restaurants. That’s sometimes easier said than done when the road sides are adorned with signs indicating hundreds of McDonald’s, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 543

Christmas roadtrip Well, y’all, I’m practicing my Southern drawl, as we’re heading on out to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee for our Christmas roadtrip and I cannot flippin’ well wait! I love the South. I do. I love … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 424

British food / American food Marmite. I had some yesterday and it was LUSH. I don’t miss it, I don’t crave it, but when I had some it was fandabidozie. Monster Munch crisps. Our mate Dave always brings some over … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 414

Prom time! Well, it was Prom Weekend in the USA this week, and all the young lads and lasses at high school here donned their highly sequined gowns and tuxes (I don’t know if the tuxes were sequined or not, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 396

Earls and Dukes So, as you know, I am performing in a Shakespeare play in America-land. Last night the director was discussing the role of Paris and likened him to an Earl in the English class system. ‘Claire,’ he asked … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 335

The state I live in This refers to the actual geographical state I live in, not the kind of psychological state I live in. So, this state is Maryland and there’s been a lot of recent banter (read as ‘social … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 275

Tea and us Brits πŸ™‚ Before we begin the next installment about South Carolina, here is something I need to share with you. It’s about being British and the phenomenon that is tea. I am currently having a cuppa (okay, … Continue reading

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