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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 567

Swearing in a British accent Some American friends I have actually ASK me to swear because they like the sound of it in my British accent. One even said to me that they think it’s funny how everything sounds more … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 516

Expat life realities Let’s be honest – expat life can sometimes be hard. It’s not all a bed of roses over a cocktail in the afternoon. Sometimes you get lonely; sometimes it’s hard to meet people and make friends; sometimes … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 502

Undertaking, USA style I’ve mentioned before how I love driving on the roads in the USA because they are [mostly] big and open and it takes less time to get to places than it does in the UK, because of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 389

Life in La-La Land In the summer I am heading out to LA, and I’m not ashamed to admit that I am fascinated by the place, its celebrity culture, weather, lifestyle and differences from where I live. Owing to the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 367

Little British kid Poor little Harry is struggling a little with some areas of American reasoning. Like being told off for saying ‘Darn it’ at the child care place he goes to. Apparently when they told him off he responded … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 345

Pittsburgh Steelers The kids round these parts (Maryland that is, of course) support one of two teams generally – The Baltimore Ravens or The Washington Redksins. My son, age 6, knows not a lot about American football, but such is … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter313

Yes, it’s bl*ody well true! Marylanders are second-most likely to swear (but also third-most likely to be courteous) – says a recent poll about cursing (that’s ‘swearing’ to us Brits!) Ohio beat out Maryland as the state in which people … Continue reading

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