The Amanda Ann Family show part Three

“Who the hell painted these bannister’s pink?!”  I was not in the best frame of mind.    I tried to kick the cat (but without success) My wife sighed impatiently: “We chose the colour together, Paul.  For God’s sake, we’re all worried about Lavinia, don’t take it out on us!”    “Now, why don’t youContinue reading “The Amanda Ann Family show part Three”

The Amanda Ann Family Show part Two

Of course, there had been things…..  Such as Lavinia’s increasing coldness to her much older fiancee….  …. and no more nightly visits to her bedchamber. So, late the next evening, I set my own little trap, and awaited in anticipation.  And my patience rewards me, as they both climb the stairs to Lavinia’s room.  “Papa!”,Continue reading “The Amanda Ann Family Show part Two”

The Amanda Ann Family Show – Series Four

Part One What ho!  Simply spiffing to be back – and welcome to Series Four.  Topping news!  Lord Posh managed to wangle more money from our former estate.  Decided to invest it into a super terraced house in the next road!  Worth 2 million, what?  We couldn’t even give these labourers cottages away at ourContinue reading “The Amanda Ann Family Show – Series Four”

The Amanda Ann Family Show episode Ten

Marjorie awoke from her drunken slumber to see her husband sobbing before her:  Then she saw Lord Posh lying there next to her. “Paul”, she said softly, “It’s not what you think.”  Lord Posh, once awoken, also did his best to dissuade his (disgraced) best friend that this was all above board. “Had too much Dubonnet, oldContinue reading “The Amanda Ann Family Show episode Ten”

The Amanda Ann Family show episode Nine

Paul was appalled at Marjorie’s behaviour, and he and Krista were leaving the family home: Like most of these things, it was all quite civilised.  “Well, goodbye, Paul.” said Marjorie, “And thank you for such a shit marriage!  And you’d better take that scrubber, Costa or Starbucks, whatever her name is, with you.” “Ha ha!”,Continue reading “The Amanda Ann Family show episode Nine”

The Amanda Ann Family show Episode Eight

Life had not been too good to Hamish, since he’d been booted out of Vicar college  He took to dossing outside the Amanda Ann family home – where he’d once been so wanted  On the side, Mrs Slagg and Mary slipped him a cake or two Marjorie saw them, but said nothing Then one day,Continue reading “The Amanda Ann Family show Episode Eight”

The Amanda Ann Family Show Episode Seven Marjorie is taking comfort from Mrs Slagg in the kitchen. “It’s one of them mid-life crises, Ma’am.  He’ll get over it!  Charlie gets loads of ’em, don’t you, Charlie?”She gestured to her boyfriend standing before her (Paul’s true father).“Why, if Charlie went off with another gal, you’d soon change your mind, wouldn’t you, Charlie?”Continue reading “The Amanda Ann Family Show Episode Seven”

The Amanda Ann Family Episode Six

As Lord Posh had been so unsupportive lately, Paul confided in his agent about his turmoil:  The Agent, who had come to talk about a possible TV show, was delighted about this:   “That’s great, m’boy!  All good material!” (Paul wondered why he’d bothered!)    “By the way, this is my new assistant, Krista.  LovelyContinue reading “The Amanda Ann Family Episode Six”

Life with the Amanda Ann Family Part Five

Marjorie had finally got her new dressing table.  The French model she had hankered for.  And yet it seemed a hollow victory  now Paul had left her. Oh, he hadn’t physically gone, but the night he had met that Swedish mare, Marjorie knew she had lost him.   Marjorie started to clean up her act.  NoContinue reading “Life with the Amanda Ann Family Part Five”

Life with the Amanda Ann Family part Four

This morning I woke up next to my wife, as it should be, but I know it didn’t start out that way… Why is this damned house so full of people?  Mary and Lord Posh are sleeping on our living room floor, spent from a night of violent love-making Leaving Mrs Slagg to take overContinue reading “Life with the Amanda Ann Family part Four”