By Lisa Heidke
Claudia Taylor's lifestyles is a large number. Her twenties and thirties appear to have disappeared in a haze of uninteresting workplace jobs, incorrect shags, and superficial spending. Her most modern catastrophe? An ill-advised fling. In an try to get a few point of view on her lifestyles, Claudia jets off to excellent Santorini together with her top acquaintances, Tara and Sophie. yet it isn't lengthy earlier than they are shaking their heads at a few of Claudia's shenanigans. in the meantime, Sophie and Tara are wrestling with their very own concerns. Sophie, a former high-flying occupation girl, is being affected by being a stay-at-home mom and her husband's nasty ex-wife. Tara is ailing of her dead-end activity and attempting to write a unique. Claudia's giant holiday is an hilarious novel approximately friendship, romance, laughter, and loyalty. it is also approximately 3 girl taking inventory in their lives—with slightly drunken karaoke thrown in to the combination. For Claudia and her neighbors, existence is simply not an identical after their much-needed vacation in paradise.
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But Sophie has a three-year-old son and hesitated for a moment. ’ she asked. ‘It’s a surprise. Come on. Your babysitter is a fifteen-year-old girl with an expensive Diva habit to support. ’ ‘I guess,’ Sophie replied before agreeing. I had it all planned. The Mamma Mia DVD playing on television, taramosalata, dolmades and olives for starters, then steaming calamari, moussaka and Greek salad for mains. Ouzo, wine. Nothing was left to chance. I’d even placed a bottle of Hawaiian Tropic on the dining table as a not so subtle reminder of our last holiday together.
Tucking my hair behind my ears, I clipped several loose strands into place under my red Nike baseball cap. ‘Shower’s free,’ I said to Sophie, who’d already pulled out her knitting, despite the heat and her noticeable tiredness. I could always tell when anxiety gripped Sophie. She knitted. She’d taken it up years ago as a form of therapy. ‘It’s really quite soothing,’ she told me. ’ If it was good enough for Sarah Jessica Parker and Julia Roberts, it was good enough for Soph. And she was really quite talented.
Nothing. He helped me up. ’ I turned my attention to the scenery. Here we were, in the Plaka, gazing up at the Acropolis perched high above us on the hillside. The impressive combination of moon and artificial light really showed off the ancient architecture to its majestic best. I had dreamt of seeing the Acropolis all my life and now I was finally here. I had arrived. It was breathtaking. All around, enthused spruikers did their best to persuade hordes of hungry tourists passing by to sit and sample traditional Greek mezedes and drink retsina.
Claudia's Big Break by Lisa Heidke