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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 586

Spring Maryland style Well, first day of Spring here on the East Coast looks like this: It sucks. Big time. Why I’m slightly partial to the USA An American friend yesterday gave an excellent description of the differences between the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 575

Everyone’s talking about… In my part of the USA, here on the East Coast, everyone’s talking about the following… The effing weather Another snow day. That means in the past 11 weeks the children have not had a full week … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 558

Letter boxes UK stylie When the weather is as gawd-awful as it currently is in Maryland, USA I miss one thing very much: my UK letterbox that is in my door. It’s a very American First World problem that I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 526

My short, but very sweet, expat life Argh, just nine months to go until we leave Uncle Sam’s shores for good. It’s happening fast. But first, I have to endure this blasted winter (Gawd, I hate winter!). It’s flippin’ freezing … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 385

I am over winter. Thank you Uncle Sam, you can keep your snowy East Coast winters. That is all. The BritChick Meet the ‘BritChick’ (great name!), aka Bex Saunders. She is a very British girl, living in Canada. I like … 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 211

School starts… …and parents everywhere breathe a sigh of relief. Children herd along the streets or wait on street corners for the ubiquitous yellow school bus to pull up, their backpacks full of newly labelled stuff that will almost certainly … Continue reading

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