'so how's the search for a new lover going?'
'well it's a long mind-numbing process - first you have to advertise, read through the applications, hold interviews, shortlist the possibles and then bring back the chosen few for a second interview'
'I know - it's an awful lot of effort. So what did you put in your ad?'
'Situation vacant for honest and articulate person. No experience necessary as full training will be given. however a creative and inventive mind would be an advantage together with the ability to think on one's feet. Strictly no smoking or weird stuff.'
'and you actually got replies to that?'
'loads surprisingly - I don't think most men can read let alone think - they must just look at the pictures!'
19 hours ago