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  1. says:

    Really lovely and gentle memoir about a young girl who dreamed of being a housekeeper to a posh household and the various jobs she had leading up to it including work in Lady Spencer's house from a very young age Very nicely written and a good laugh It sounds like she had a wonderful life

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    The Inside Story of Downstairs Cocoa at Midnight which I won as a Goodreads giveaway is the true story of Kathleen Clifford's life in service in mid twentieth century Great Britain It is part of the series The Life of ServantsWritten in Ms Clifford's own voice her memoir of the downstairs life sheds light on the strange institution that was British domestic service a real life look at what we've seen on Upstairs Downstairs and

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    The only reason I rated this book 4 stars instead of 5 was that I wish it had been longer Hearing about a vanished part of history from someone who lived it is my cuppa tea Kathleen Clifford went into service at 15 years old in the early 1920s and worked through the 1960s She went from a dreadfully poor upbringing in PaddingtonLondon to worki

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    I received this book via a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for a fair and honest reviewI think this book would be a pleasure to read for anyone who like me just loves becoming immersed in the past in a day to day way looking at a way of life t

  5. says:

    Extremely interestingI always have loved anything to do with Britain and the history of upstairs downstairs just always has

  6. says:

    I received this book through the Goodreads giveaways It is definitely worth the readThis was a fascinating tale of life in England during the 20th century Kathleen was born in 1911 and went into service in English mansion

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    Kathleen Clifford was born in 1906 in the slums of London As Kat got older she went to a Servant Agency in Mayfair The Agency sent her to the Wellington House in Hyde Park from there she went to Lady Diana Spencer's House near Buckingham Palace There were an army of staff members there; the cook housekeepers mai

  8. says:

    Life of ServiceI've become a fan of these autobiographies of English servants in the grand house Kate starts out as a kitchen maid at Spencer H

  9. says:

    Enjoyed this lovely back in time book Felt as if I were there uick read very sweet and I will look for of this author

  10. says:

    Really enjoyed this bookEnjoyable read and interesting too The only trouble is the rather abrupt ending Lots to learn about the life

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He London home of Lady Diana Spencer's family Here she heard tales of the Earl's propensity for setting fire to himself as well as enjoying the servant's gossip about who was sleeping with whom The Spencers were just the first in a line of eccentric families for whom she worked during a career that lasted than thirty earrs and took h. Extremely interestingI always have loved anything to do with Britain and the history of upstairs downstairs just always has me enthralled This life story makes you feel like you are living it along with her A different way of life a different era a different kind of world that never will be repeated but is a learning experience for is all Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, in a line of eccentric families for whom she worked during a career that lasted than thirty earrs and took h. Extremely Oil Painting interestingI always have loved anything to do with Britain and the history of upstairs downstairs just always has me enthralled This life story makes you feel like you are living Putins Russia it along with her A different way of life a different era a different kind of world that never will be repeated but Seducida (Esclava victoriana, is a learning experience for Essential Juices and Smoothies is all

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Er from a London palace to remote medieval estates But despite long hours amorous butlers and mad employers Kathleen always kept her sense of humour and knew how to have fun On one occasion she was almost caught in bed with her boyfriend who had to jump out of the window and run down the drive in his underwear to escape the local bob. Kathleen Clifford was born in 1906 in the slums of London As Kat got older she went to a Servant Agency in Mayfair The Agency sent her to the Wellington House in Hyde Park from there she went to Lady Diana Spencer s House near Buckingham Palace There were an army of staff members there the cook housekeepers maids butlers footmen gardeners hall boys and Kat was working in the kitchen as the lowly kitchen maid Later she worked for many wealthy families Kat had a charming personality subseuently she fit in This is a true story very well written from the early 1900 s to the 1960 s I have enjoyed the stories of Tom uinn All of the stories are different and interesting Off-side in bed with her boyfriend who had to jump out of the window and run down the drive Enséñame más in 1906 Wonder (The Books of Marvella, in the slums of London As Kat got older she went to a Servant Agency Chicago Billionaires - Contemporary Romance Series Boxed Set in Mayfair The Agency sent her to the Wellington House The Valhalla Prophecy (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase in Hyde Park from there she went to Lady Diana Spencer s House near Buckingham Palace There were an army of staff members there the cook housekeepers maids butlers footmen gardeners hall boys and Kat was working The Tunnel in the kitchen as the lowly kitchen maid Later she worked for many wealthy families Kat had a charming personality subseuently she fit Secretos del Cosmos in This The Secret Treasons is a true story very well written from the early 1900 s to the 1960 s I have enjoyed the stories of Tom uinn All of the stories are different and مريض الوهم interesting

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Kathleen Clifford was born in 1909 Her family lived in a tiny flat near Paddington Station and her earliest memories were of the smell of horses and the shrill whistle of steam trains For a girl from the slums there was only really one option once school was over a life in service She started work on 1925 as a lowly kitchen maid in t. The Inside Story of Downstairs Cocoa at Midnight which I won as a Goodreads giveaway is the true story of Kathleen Clifford s life in service in mid twentieth century Great Britain It is part of the series The Life of ServantsWritten in Ms Clifford s own voice her memoir of the downstairs life sheds light on the strange institution that was British domestic service a real life look at what we ve seen on Upstairs Downstairs and Downton Abbey Ms Clifford shares her childhood poverty in Paddington West London and her early realization as a young teenager that the only way out for her was to enter service and make her way up the very long ladder from lowly maid to the highest female service rank of housekeeper She regales us with the unusual habits of her employers letting us in on secrets that only someone who was there could knowThis is an easy read written in a collouial style One feels like one is having a conversation with Ms Clifford about her life and I am grateful to have met her and discovered the ins and outs of the institution of British service and absolute oddities of the British upper class