For the last few years, myself and a gang of friends – nine of us in total – get together and book a villa holiday. Somewhere abroad and plenty of space are among the main prerequisites.
ur needs are simple. Three couples and three singles. So we need six bedrooms. No sharing of couples with singles. We’re too old for that sort of thing. We all tend to do our own thing. Some go for long walks. Some go for long lunches. I come into the latter category.
Generally speaking, there’s no friction. We all pull our weight. Some cooking. Some washing up. Some doing local research. Sometimes we cook in the villa and sometimes we create a lot of noise in a local restaurant.
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