Paolo needed to phone Livia, and soon. But he hesitated. His current status with her was something he was keen to protect. She had given him the time of his life. He was so utterly smitten. But she had drawn back at the end. He hoped it was just his oversensitivity and that he was merely imagining things. But this call might be difficult. He called her number.
“Hi Paolo, I was about to call you. What was it you were going to say?”
“Do you know Mary Flaherty?” No beating about the bush.
“Wow Paolo... are you bloody psychic?”