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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 372

Mailbox / letterbox Study this picture: Harry’s homework was to draw a picture of the ‘Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe’. Being the creative type he is, he actually drew the ‘Old Woman Who Lived in a Tiger Foot’. … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 302

Thanksgiving in the UK Yes, folks, it has happened. Apparently the UK is ‘doing’ Thanksgiving. This is the report that came back to me direct from the UK yesterday. I don’t get it! Thanksgiving is about American history; it’s not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 295

Cheers! I’ve noted that I say ‘Cheers’ a lot. This is a mostly Brit thing. And I think it confuses my American chums on occasion. What I am saying is either ‘Thanks’ or ‘You’re welcome.’ It seems that we Brits … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 293

If Thanksgiving had been about pizza….. I endured a movie last night called ‘Free Birds’. It’s a kids’ cartoon and it was all about what would happen if Thanksgiving had not involved turkeys. So did they succeed in freeing the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 284

Thingamajig Church, Dixon, Illinois So, there is a church in Dixon, Illinois, that many people have said is shaped like a you-know-what….. The church was intentionally designed to curve around an oak tree in order to protect it, but has … Continue reading

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