By Cathy Kelly
While the going will get tough... within the Irish city of Carrickwell, with its lush, without end rolling hills and real kingdom tranquility, 3 women's lives are something yet calm. there is Mel, a compulsively formidable mother/publicity supervisor at a high-powered PR company -- working example that balancing motherhood and a full-time task is not any simple task. The hot-headed, indomitable Cleo, simply out of faculty with a level in inn administration, would prefer not anything greater than to modernize and revive her family's dwindling inn -- yet faces a relentless conflict together with her out of date mom and dad. and at last, there is the fashionable, sweet-tempered Daisy, a self-consciously curvy model shopper for an upscale garments boutique, who has been suffering -- and longing -- to have a child along with her completely excellent boyfriend. even though unconnected, those 3 ladies have something in universal: all of them desire a holiday from their annoying lives. ...these tricky gals hit the closest spa! So every one units out for a bit R & R on the new Clouds Hill spa, outfitted by way of an American girl together with her personal mystery turmoil. it's there that Mel, Cleo, and Daisy meet -- their worlds and issues colliding -- forming an intimate bond that is helping them to gain what concerns such a lot in existence, constantly and perpetually.
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CHAPTER ONE January, a year and a half later. Mel Redmond dumped her fake Italian leather briefcase onto the cubicle floor, pushed the loo seat down with a loud clang, sat on it and began trying to rip the cel ophane from the packet of tendenier barely blacks. Haste made her clumsy. Damn packet. Was everything childproof? Final y, the packet yielded and the tights unfolded in a long, expensively silky skein. The convenience store beside Lorimar Health Insurance was out of black and barely black sheers ridiculous real y, given that the store was bang in the centre of Dublin’s office-land - so Mel had had to rush to the upmarket boutique beside the bank and shel out a whopping 16 for a pair.
Vanessa laughed, remembering their joke. The promotion ceiling wasn’t made of glass for working mothers, they’d decided - it was made of maternal guilt. ‘Or possibly a gilt ceiling,’ Mel added thoughtful y. ‘Looks great but is fake close up. ’ She looked down at her own now-modest 34B cup. ’ ‘Oh, stop going on about your boobs,’ Vanessa groaned. ’ ‘Yeah, if fine means they droop down to my knees, then they’re perfectly fine,’ Mel grinned. ‘Anyway, we’ve got to stop using the word “fine”. Do you know what it stands for?
Delegate, have some me-time and don’t let your family expect you to be superwoman,’ cooed magazine articles about the stress of the working mother. After her years working with journalists, Mel knew that these articles were written by one of two types: glamorous young women in offices for whom the notion of children was a distant one; or working mothers who were freelancing at the kitchen table in between picking up the children from school, having long since realised that you couldn’t do it al , but were making a decent living tel ing people you could.