It was 9.30am when Ian called. Sue heard, in the background, the sound of French voices and pictured him in some Parisian bar, the air thick with pungent cigarette smoke.
The past few weeks had been difficult, the clash of temperament between a needy Cancer man, and a “don’t push me” Capricorn woman had frozen into cool aloofness from her, biting sarcasm from him – over the question of whether she should spend some nights alone.
Perhaps it was just as well that he’d gone to France for a few days, she thought, as she snaked into the kind of outfit she would never wear in front of Ian, pulled the zip the length of her body and smiled at her companion: “You’ll enjoy this.”
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