We had taken our seats at the table nearest the fire and it was not long before Helega carried in a vast tray of chunky stew, two loaves of different bread and two more beers.
"Please, gentlemen, enjoy. And if there's anything else you want..." she walked slowly away without finishing the sentence.
Ah poor boy, he was smitten! As she stood beside our table his smile never left his face and when she turned to go his eyes never left her. Even as she disappeared upstairs, his eyes followed her.
"She wears no ring," I said to him, grinning.