A receptionist at a doctor's surgery discovers an illicit affair.
Mavis is the receptionist at a doctor's surgery and an incorrigible busy-body. When she unwittingly discovers an illicit affair, an appointment is made with calamity. What follows is a bitter-sweet and beautifully observed account of thwarted love.
Part of the Storycuts series, this story was previously published in the collection The Atmospheric Railway.