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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 563

British stuff wot I spotted in the UK These are some of the things that amused me and that charmed me whilst I was in the UK. Just take a look at the gallery πŸ™‚ Expat Austin Mum Here is … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 561

Expat lives in the USA There are a lot of us Brits out in the USA, all living and working and homemaking in different places. I get a lot of expats contact me through the blog, which is awesome. We … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 484

Scotland and America I’ve heard a little rumour that if Scotland decide they don’t want to be part of the UK anymore then America might quite like to take their place. I’m not quite sure how the logistics of this … 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 404

Getting sick, USA stylie I still don’t get the USA medical system. Fact. Chicken Maryland I live in Maryland, where Chicken Maryland must come from – right? Wrong! ‘The dish known in the UK as Chicken Maryland, popular in the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 394

Austin, Texas I like to think I’m a little quirky, dress a little differently and wotnot. But in Austin, I felt pretty normal and, shock horror, conservative. Austin stood out because of its eccentricities, and very proud of them the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 393

British Pub I forgot to mention the British pub in San Antonio in the last blog chapter. There it was on the riverwalk, complete with British bulldog, post box and….girls in short skirts and knee-high socks and black boots. For … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 392

Texas: San Antonio, Gruene and Austin Before going to the State of Texas, I’m not ashamed to admit that these things sprung to mind: – Dallas and JR – Jerry Hall – Cowboys – Steak – Rednecks – Waco and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 391

Mommy Dearest My name has changed. There is no longer a ‘u’ in my name, but an ‘o’ instead. Yes, this does break my British-mummy heart, particularly when I am told he was corrected at school by his peers and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 390

The Wall at the Mall When the shooting happened at Columbia Mall in January the news went international. Friends and family in the UK were very aware of it through news coverage in the UK, as it happened and for … Continue reading

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