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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 πŸ˜‰ ) – 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 476

How Brits celebrate Labor Day Labor Day in the USA is like the Bank Holibobs in the UK. So, how do we Brits celebrate it? Playing a traditional British sport, of course. Cricket, with rain intervals, naturally. Welcome Fall It’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 127

Wild West Show So, let me tell y’all…we hit the Wild West Show in West Friendship, Maryland today and I had high hopes for some rocking cowboy shenanigans. Those boys in leather chaps did me proud….. shoot outs, horse malarkey, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 106

St George’s Day celebrations….? I’ve written an article (with a little guidance from my parents!) about St George’s Day in England. It’s a guest blog piece for the Smitten by Britain blog-site. Have a read! And if you are very … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 71

Christmas in Fort Lauderdale I was keen from the day we said we were moving to the USA to have an alternative Christmas, and I don’t mean one where my husband spends all day in the kitchen cooking and I … Continue reading

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