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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 541

The forking issue Okay, here’s the deal: we Brits often comment on the way Americans eat. Yes, we do. #sorry When I say ‘Americans’ I don’t mean all Americans, but some Americans. So don’t take offence if you’re not one … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 539

Hectic life in the USA! It’s been utterly hectic in America-land this week just gone. My UK friend will need a holiday to get over the busy week she’s had. So, what have we been up to? Let’s talk about … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 528

American childhoods vs British childhoods As I sat and listened to my American friends reminisce about their American childhoods, and as they spouted forth their cultural references that went right over my head, it made me realise that Brits and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 527

Living in the ‘Columbubble’ I don’t know who coined this phrase for our little part of Desperate Housewife suburban America, but Columbia is a bubble and shall henceforth be forever more known as ‘Columbubble’. I attribute this clever name to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 500

Politico stuff Someone the other day asked me why I get involved and support the American politico stuff when I can’t vote. I said to them, that whilst I can’t raise a dolphin, I can do stuff to support it … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 498

Got or Gotten Today I heard Harry say ‘gotten’ for the first time. I’ll confess, this verb conjugation messes up my English ears. Sorry, American chumbalies, I can’t help it. It’s already a past participle. Sigh. My garage My American … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 478

Upsetting the Ravens fans… In Maryland I know a lot of Ravens football fans. They are generally horrified at this account that took place in our home this week. πŸ˜‰ #sorrynotsorry Husband: Harry, I got us tickets to see the … Continue reading

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