Covered in sweat and slightly embarrassed Jessica suggested that she should go and shower but was pleased when Nick swiftly asked if he could see her later. As they walked back to their apartments together they agreed to meet at the bar by the pool later that evening.
As Jessica approached the bar Nick was waiting for her with a couple of cocktails. He was dressed surprisingly smartly in a short-sleeved linen shirt and shorts, still adorned with his bracelets and beads.
He beckoned her over and embraced her in greeting. As he drew away he gazed at her in wonderment. She had her luscious hair down with a Nightchat indian web ca. small, ‘Maid Marien’ type plait on the side of her head pinned at the back.