...three books on my mother's side table.
“Whatcha reading these days Mum?” I lean in closer to see, perhaps a little Jane Austen? Or a new Bill Bryson?
Making Love In The Dark;
Lovers Wild Fantasies ( in hard cover); and
The Concise Kama Sutra..
“Ah those. They're just for fun."
Just for fun....Just for fun... races around my head in a dizzying fashion.
Peas: I'm going to lose my lunch.
Mum: They're for fun Peas! You want to borrow one?
Peas: No. It's OK. I think I'll survive if I don't borrow one of your...sex books.
Mum: I didn't buy them anyway. I mean, I was only warming to the idea when...
Peas: Stop. Let's go downstairs and pretend this never happened.
Mum: Good idea.