Jason laughed at her concerns. “Mum adores you,” he would say. His mother was always the epitome of kindness when he was around.
On Boxing Day they relaxed in front of the television after a busy family Christmas.
“See,” said Jason, “Mum does love you. She bought us tickets to Fiji for the honeymoon we never had.”
“Yes,” said Ellie, “but yours is for a round trip. Mine is one way.”