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Envy: Mary Dowd Part 6

Image: Envy © by Iza-nagi Mary enjoyed being married. Her mother had told her about the expectations a young bride should bring to a marriage. Always have the housework completed before your husband comes home and always look your best … Continue reading

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Envy: Mary Dowd: Part 5

Image: Envy © by Iza-nagi Mary woke the next morning feeling the best she had in a long time. Her mornings had been up until now a matter of facing up to another miserable day. Even though she was relieved … Continue reading

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Envy: Mary Dowd Part Four

Image: Envy © by Iza-nagi Mary stood at the door watching Vera disappear up the path and back to her house. It had been a far more enjoyable morning than Mary anticipated. Vera was not unlike herself. Once you stripped … Continue reading

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Envy: Mary Dowd Part 3

Since the day Ray had left, Mary had organised her life around a schedule of events she tried to stick to. It was how she coped with the loneliness his absence imposed on her. She spent her mornings tidying up … Continue reading

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Envy: Mary Dowd Part 2

Image: Envy © by Iza-nagi Mary awoke the next morning to the sound of hammering. It took her a moment to realise it was coming from the new neighbours. ‘New people, new sounds, new things to be irritated by,’ she … Continue reading

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