by Katia Ceccarelli
It’s seven pm and I have just come home. My shoes are hurting my feet and I have just broken a finger nail. On the kitchen table there’s a bill to be paid, actually I had to pay it today but I forgot it.
In the fridge there are some veggies and an egg carton only. It goes without saying: Omelet with Belgian endives.
The telephone rings. Who can it be? Mom?
– Good evening Madam, this is the beauty center “As.beautiful.as.ever”, we are currently promoting some awesome advanced techniques at special prices.
We have a special lifting, rejuvenating and exfoliating facial mask with LED light therapy ……
– Ehm.. sorry, but I am busy at the moment…
– I see madam, but please consider that this is a unique opportunity we are offering to some selected customers only.
– Ok, but I ….
– We can make an appointment so you can try one of our treatments: we have the slimming one, the exfoliating, the toning ….
– … Nadia!? Nadia, is that you?
– … Giulia, my dear, what a coincidence!
– You told me you had found a very cool job..
– Ehm, sorry but I have to go. You know, we are always under time pressure.