unable to cope with having less work than usual to do?
Paid by the hour?
It’s not the work per se, it’s the Pool of Tears and the Wailing Widow that are impeding her output.
You’d think she’d also be finding her job easier now that Lily isn’t interfering.
… & less to do.
That said, if Geraldine leaves I get the feeling the estate would scupper pretty quickly. Is this quarter titled the era of the downfall of Elizabeth?