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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 628

UK vs USA: the final list! This is a tongue-in-cheek summary over a couple of blog posts about what I love about America, or what gets my British back up, and what I think it should adopt from the UK … Continue reading

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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 🙂 Expat Austin Mum Here is … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 531

The Last Thanksgiving Supper Well, that’s our last Thanksgiving done. And we got to spend it proper American-stylie 🙂 This is what we ate (I can’t remember the names of some of the stuff, but it tasted amazeballs!) Today feels … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 530

No, we Brits don’t have Thanksgiving! I just want to confirm, because I’ve been asked this like a billion times this week already (slight exaggeration 😉 ) – WE BRITS DON’T HAVE THANKSGIVING – it’s an American tradition! But, since … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 525

Thanksgiving dinner Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s another celebration in America-land and one that is sort of treated more importantly than any other holiday. For a start, people are given two days off  at Thanksgiving (most people – not those … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 510

See ya Halloween Well, that’s it. Halloween is over. Next up: Thanksgiving. It feels like from Halloween to New Year it’s just a bunch of partying and eating in America-land! I have decided that everyone should really dress up as … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 508

Today in America I realised that I can’t get used to calling ‘kitchen roll‘ paper towel. I learned that whilst we Brits call this thing -1 ‘minus 1’, Americans call it ‘negative 1’. I learned that American Fall can be … Continue reading

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