It must be my fault

downton abbey

I'm a big fan of the series Downton Abbey. I very much appreciate the lifestyle!

Would you like a cup of tea?

'Would you like a cup of tea?' Lady Mary asked a visitor yesterday. Usually when someone wants a cup of tea, you then have to go into the kitchen and make some. But not in Downton Abbey!

Lady Mary walked to a corner of the room, and with an elegant gesture pulled a big rope. Within minutes a servant appeared, to get her whatever she wanted.

Women are without fault!

Aside from the practical benefits, I also love the way women are put on a pedestal in Downton Abbey. Sure, they have no rights to anything, but at the same time they're treated with great care.

For example: there's been trouble brewing in the marriage of two servants.

'It múst be my fault,' the husband pondered earnestly. 'Because she is faultless.'

My husband's policy... 

I couldn't wait to tell my husband about this. Because his policy is exactly the other way around:

'It's always somebody else's fault. Never his.'

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  1. rights vs. being on a pedestal ALL THE tough to choose. My MIL has suggested this show, may have to give it a try, make sure my husband is listening in the background, bc yes nothing is EVER his fault. Amiright?

  2. I love that show! And I totally agree that THAT must be the life! We went to a Downton Abbey themed dance for Valentines Day last year. It was so much fun to dress in period clothes.
    🙂 gwingal

  3. My husband has the very same policy. It is always someone else's fault. Even the universe. Of course, he has a little pity party he likes to have with his finger pointing. 🙂

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