‘Excellent work, Becky, but straighten those garlands, please.’
‘Then can I go?’
‘Why not, it is Christmas Eve! Just tell my wife to get a move on, and remind nanny to keep the kids upstairs.’
Becky hurried home to Jason and their boys. Together they would decorate a plastic tree with handmade decorations and stand it in pride of place by the radiator. Becky smiled as snow began to fall.