[PDF / Epub] ❤ Aprons and Silver Spoons: The heartwarming memoirs of a 1930s scullery maid ✅ Mollie Moran – Tactical-player.co.uk
Between the wars there was little education or opportunity for many girls born,into the poorer classes But they were mostly not stupid, knew what their limitations were and made the best of them These women worked hard, brought up families and passed on their common sense to their children, and were no fools To hear the authentic voice of one of these tough women, the survivors who were the mainstay of British life though they never thought of themselves as such, is fascinating This book provides such a voice. Born In , Mollie Moran Is Now Ninety Six And Lives By The Seafront In Bournemouth She Regularly Hosts Scrabble Parties And Cooks For Up To Twenty Five People Mollie Grew Up In Norfolk, And Was Sent To London As A Scullery Maid At The Age Of She Remains Friends With The Kitchen Maid, Flo, From The First Household She Worked In Than Years Later Most uplifting absorbing book I ve read for a long time The irrepressible Mollie is funny, brave, clever and kind hearted her wonderful memories of life below stairs in the 30s are utterly compelling Her colourful adventures are set mainly in the Norfolk countryside she describes so well and her love of delicious food is mouth watering A treasure of a book and only 99p This book was fantastic Telling the true life of Molly Brown A girl who knew what she wanted from early childhood and working as a scullery maid at just 14 and the hard work she had to do Her amazing attitude to just get on with it paid off as you learn how very well she did I loved the fact that this book included photos of Molly at 96 What an amazing lady Couldn t help but think of Downtown Abbey Head of kitchen Mrs Jones reminded me of Mrs Packman The book even gave you recipes from Mrs Jones and household tips I thoroughly enjoyed this book. This book was so compelling to read, just couldn t wait to find out where life took Molly and was glad to know she came through to a ripe old age It was very engaging to read and a really fascinating account of that era.Molly is someone who would be lovely to meet better than any celeb I d say.They were truly amazing women.Plus, many great recipes for free as you go along.It deserves all 5 stars. This book is a good read 96 yr old Molly Malone is a good storyteller In this book she recounts her life Downstairs in a stately home in the thirties This is Downton Abbey territory, told from the servants perspective There are quite a ot of stories involved comic and touching, amusing and alarming From her balmy childhood days in Norfolk, the book progresses through her days as a scullery maid, to her work as cook, and from there to marriage and the birth of her first child This is the thirties, so a certain Mr Hitler becomes chancellor over in Germany Mosley and his blackshirted supporters hold big rallies towards the end, World War Two breaks out, changing everything The war comes to an end eventually but the old upstairs downstairs system was too fragile to survive it New technology, and a democratic post war spirit brings the old way to an end This book gave me greater insight into how many of the females in my family tree would have lived. Mollie tells her life story in a hrartwarming and sincere way It s an account of a way of life in service long gone and almost forgotten The drudgery of the work almost amounted to slavery Yet Mollie s love of life and living and her cheerful outlook and honesty shine through every chapter Through her eyes we get a good understanding of life in the years between the wars for the servant classes There was a clear pecking order within their ranks, strictly observed But they enjoyed life too.A thoroughly enjoyable and really heartwarming read. Mollie Browne born in norfolk 21st September now at 96 yrs old we read her story Born to mabel and sydney with a younger brother James she has a happy childhood at 14 yrs moved to London as a scullery maid This book was a delightful read with photos household tips and recipes I loved reading all the antics full of humour, it is certainly a story to be enjoyed what a dear lady Mollie was I loved this book well worth my stars.