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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 497

Political frenzy in Maryland! There’s a slight frenzy in the air at the moment in Howard County, Maryland, as people are gearing up for the elections…..4 November is the big day! As well as attending pretend-politics VEEP fundraisers, I have … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 463

Thank you, Dennis Lane It’s been over a year since the Blogfather, as I like to call him, Dennis Lane was killed. His death rocked the Howard County community and bloggers who knew Dennis united in their blog tributes to … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 438

Snake in a tree! Yesterday I saw something in the USA that I DEFINITELY would not see in the UK…..a gurt big snake in a tree! It was a whopper and the cheeky bugger had climbed up about 12 feet … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 423

Holibobs Today is a holibobs in the USA (Memorial Weekend), and the UK has its May bank holibobs too today so there was no need to feel jelly about anything, especially when we get to spend time here in Southern … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 383

Everyone’s a Paddy It’s St Patrick’ Day weekend and in American everyone has a connection to Ireland. Honestly, they do – it’s amazing. πŸ˜‰ Celebrations hit Baltimore yesterday and folk who didn’t want to drink green beer got out of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 377

Global Living Magazine Hoorah! I got a piece about my USA expat life in Global Living Magazine, which is the ‘ultimate global lifestyle magazine and resource for expats worldwide’. Brillopads! I am, as we Brits say, dead chuffed. πŸ™‚ You … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 366

Spelling dilemma So, Harry had to write down the book he likes to read most of all in the ‘class book’ to share with his friends as part of his homework on Friday. Simple, right? Not when the sentence includes … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 356

Howard County: Living Life to the Fullest, by Me Folks, I’m doing all sorts in the lovely County of Howard, where I live. And I love it. I’m living it up! What do I to pass the time….? Well (deep … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 346

Nudity! I recently wrote a piece for the Union Jack Newspaper (a Brit paper in the USA) about USA vs UK attitudes to nudity. It’s amazing where my research will take me! Are our cultures divided by whether or not … Continue reading

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