Masked women sounds glamorous and sexy, but in truth…
Daughter, wife, mother, grandmother – which discounts neighbour, friend, secretary and all the other socially acceptable faces.
It’s surprising, when you think about it, how few women are in custody – or the divorce courts – because their masks were so suffocating that they threw them aside and did all the things society thinks they shouldn’t.
Who hasn’t longed to skinny dip in a dark sea with a dangerous lover?
Who hasn’t looked across the breakfast table and wanted to flick marmalade?
Mary took the dare.
They wrote this on her gravestone: