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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 625

Twirly-wirly padlocks Let me tell you a little story about me and the twirly-wirly American padlock. Every Friday I work at a gym that has a locked cabinet that contains the stereo. Everyย Friday I have to do the combination on … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 617

Rain, rain UK stylie When it rains in Americaland, like it is doing today for a change (it’s been sweltering this past week!), people do say to me ‘it must be just like being back in England’. Yes, I can … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 461

American ‘schools’ I get very confused when Americans say, for example: ‘My girlfriend is at school’, especially when those Americans are in their 20s and 30s, because then I have to remind myself that when they say ‘school’ they actually … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 435

Today in the USA 1. It’s v v v v v hot. So hot, they cancelled the After-School Track and Field Event. Yes, it’s that hot. I have to keep remembering to talk in farenheit and not in celsius, so … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 418

The heat is on I don’t really have much to say about life in America except that it is now V HOT AND STICKY. Hoorah! ๐Ÿ™‚ Snogging/making out This is true fact: USA folk: you make out. We Brits ‘snog’. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 402

Sunshine (at last) Well, after two days of Spring, summer’s here on the East Coast, and gloriously hot it was too. It’s warmer than England now, don’t ya know (and bloody right, so it should be – summer’s one of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 368

Liberty Insurance Man This man was dressed as the Statue of Liberty today in the cold. He was promoting Liberty Insurance on the side of the road. Just made me laugh. I don’t think we’d get this kind of thing … Continue reading

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