She had to go tonight to meet the new boss and be seen to give her husband support.
How could she possibly get through an evening of cocktails and inane conversation with senior management? Her previous experience had been in a room of drunken slobs trying to get their hands on her backside or up her skirt. She shuddered at the memory.
It was therefore a pleasant surprise when their hostess led them to the temporary bar and emphasised that all drinks were non-alcoholic.
Cheryl opted for a grapefruit and lime creation with a sprig of rosemary.
It was delicious.