At first she’d been really thrilled when he said he was pleased she was working there. But to be honest, you’re fit, so I’ll put up with it." Obviously Hannah no longer speaks to Paul. A man Rachel had fancied almost all her adult life finally asked her out. He took her to this beautiful old tea room, and they both had scones.
” and named his regular drink before saying, “What will tonight’s lady of choice have? Charlie went on a date with one of his friend’s friends, whom he had never met before.
” After they were seated at the table, the boy proceeded to loudly discuss how young Janet was, even though she’d repeatedly told him they were the same age. In his own words: "The chat was horrifically bad." The date was so awkward that he felt forced to start pretending to keep an eye on the football that was on in the corner of the pub, as a way of covering for the long, empty silences.
The third time he turned away to watch the game, he discovered that the girl had upped and left. When Hannah had first started working at her office, she’d been introduced to a man called Paul, who had had been oddly cool and unwelcoming.
After a few weeks, he warmed up, and eventually the two of them started flirting.
When he asked if she fancied going to supper, she agreed.
In a moment of inspiration, Rachel decided to seductively catch the hair-jam that was swinging around her face with her tongue, and lick it away.