When the laughter died, there was a pause at the end of which Livia gave Sofia a look which might have said ‘Well if you want to, then go right ahead.’ Neither woman would be volunteering, but both women knew the other’s views of Tony.
Sofia moved the subject on. “So Livia, what brought you to Town today?”
“Appointment with a specialist.” Livia saw an opportunity for some research.
“Anything serious?” asked Sofia.
“Not sure yet... the kind of thing that’s frightening to think and talk about, so I don’t talk about it.”
“When will you know?”