Could a romantic in Elba rekindle the spark for Gareth and Lorna? Out on the balcony the guttural roar of Gareth’s snoring was mercifully muffled. afternoon snooze had gone on too long, which meant he’d wake feeling more irritable refreshed; after 35 years of marriage Lorna knew husband as well as she knew . A few more minutes and she’d gently shake him. Inside her sandals, she flexed her toes. Her eyes ran to the view – densely verdant hills tumbling to a sapphire sea – and she gave a small sigh of satisfaction. The of Elba had her idea and, incredibly but perhaps because it was still Tuscany, he’d agreed. the twins had left home they’d holidayed in the same spot after ; a villa set among a patchwork of fields that were popular with Gareth because they reminded him of his own green and pleasant land. He was, in Lorna’s opinion, a man who took the idea of travelling to find one’s self rather too literally. How she wished her children, just , had thought to join them on their annual trip. They used to be such a tightly […]