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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 362

Taco/taco Apparently, I don’t say Taco correctly, like the Americans do, according to Harry. And he might very well be right. ‘Would you like a taco?’ (I pronounce it TACK-O) ‘A what? It’s not TACK-O. Americans say TAH-KO. But it’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 359

What happens when a bunch of British women in the USA get together…..? Tea! Scones! McVities Digestives! Millionaire’s Shortbread! That’s what happens! I met up with a group of British ladies this week, all of whom have been in the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 357

Opinions divided on Baltimore Ah, Baltimore. You are a conundrum. Some parts of Baltimore are rough: fact. Some parts are lush: fact. I, for one, would not saunter through some of the areas of Baltimore in my Daisy Dukes whistling … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 327

Hey, what’s up? Harry gets greeted at school by this cool bloke at the Before-School Care thingymabob and he always says to him: “Hey Harry, what’s up?”. Harry sort of smiles and nods and doesn’t know what to say, because … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 289

Goodbye Daisy Dukes Oooh, nippy! (Is that a phrase used by Americans? If not, do start using it USA chums – it is very apt when describing chilly weather.) Anyway, Maryland got cold today. Friends in NYC said they had … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 234

The tea scene in Breaking Bad There’s a scene in the latest season of Breaking Bad where a woman walks in to a diner and asks for Camomile tea, which, she is told by the waitress, is not available. ‘Earl … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 135

Tornado Firstly, I cannot blog tonight without mentioning Oklahoma and such terrible devastation. I can’t imagine what it must be like. We had the tail end of Hurricane Sandy and that rocked our little world in the Autumn/Fall, but this….. … Continue reading

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