Part Seven

Meanwhile, back in the kitchen, Mary’s father disapproves of his daughter’s childrearing.  Regardless of their parentage.  Their family were simple serving folk, not decadent like them “Upstairs” However, they were his grandchildren, and he decided to talk with that high-and-mighty Paul upstairs.  Paul, always pleased to see retired servants from his old father’s old estate,Continue reading “Part Seven”

Part Six

Marjorie was brought round from her fainting fit, and faces her old love:  “Oh Alistair”, she breathes, “Why have you come?”  “I have never gotten over you, Marjorie (from the old days)”“I’ve not stopped searching for you.”“But what about your country surgery?”“I’ve given that all up.  I’m now a GP in London!” “Whatever for?”, MajorieContinue reading “Part Six”

Life with the Amanda Ann Family part Five

There is a knock, and Mary lets in a new neighbour:  “Tell your mistress that my name is Sindy Doll, and that I’m a really competitive mother.  At once, servant!” “Fuck off!”, Mary replies However, Mary dutifully informs her mistress (who is at home to callers) of her visitor: “Then show her in, you dozyContinue reading “Life with the Amanda Ann Family part Five”

Life with the Amanda Ann Family Part Four

During the past few months, Lavinia had grown up a lot.   However, she did not know what to do with this baby thing, so she went down to Mary, to ask the young mother’s advice: “I say, Mary, what does one do with an illegitimate brat?”“Why!  Give them cake, miss Lav!”said the maid cheerfully.Lavinia thoughtContinue reading “Life with the Amanda Ann Family Part Four”

Life with The Amanda Ann Family Part Two

 Since Marjorie’s return from Italy, she has taken over the marital bed, and I sleep on the chaise lounge.  Which is pretty grim. So it’s little wonder I turn to Mary for comfort.  (Once she’s put the kids to bed) But one night as I make my way down to the kitchen (where Mary sleeps): “OhContinue reading “Life with The Amanda Ann Family Part Two”