SHE was definitely one of those women who looked very, very sexy when angry.

“Brilliant, we can’t even agree on who arrived first so neither of us got in to vote," she fumed.

No but we did manage to write down our forecasts, thought Nigel.

THEY were still walking in the same direction which was a bonus but she was not a happy bunny.

“You, a Tory, unbelievable!”

“And you, a Liberal Democrat, who would have thought it.”

Now’s the time, it’s now or never, go for it Nigel.

“Fancy a drink?”

“What’s the point, we’ve got nothing in common, we’re poles apart politically.”

“Ah come on, you never know, stranger things have happened.”

“Oh, okay then, just one.”

© Patrick O’Connor 2010