Erika joined the project halfway through and was thrilled to take on a new challenge. Erika is a fitness fanatic but imagined that she'd have little opportunity for kick-boxing in Manor House: her exercise would be more likely to be carrying buckets of coal.
Erika arrived at the same time as Ellen the scullery maid, and took on the role of third housemaid, so her duties are very similar to those of Jess the second housemaid.
The female servants have to learn to cope with their corsets. These are not only
complicated to put on, but also restrict breathing and movement. Not so bad if all you
have to do is look pretty like Lady Olliff-Cooper, but difficult if you are doing hard physical work all day.