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QX5 10/1/05 11:53 AM Page 53 Bookhouse Luxury fails us 53 there? I swear, Liz is the only person I have fallen in love with on sight. She walked into the room, our eyes met, our gaze held, and the room was filled with sunshine. In my memory, I’ve added the sound of angels singing, but that didn’t really happen. The sudden burst of sunlight happened though, truly. But there was a slight hitch—I’m not gay. Liz was gay, so that was one problem taken care of, but I’m not. I’m not even a little bit gay.
There, she showed us our bathroom (big enough to slightly mollify Rach) and the amenities—television, phone, minibar and more brochures showing us all the different ways the retreat could soothe away our cares. As soon as she left, I got on the phone and booked a full body massage, facial and manicure. Rach looked at the brochures, appalled. ‘I don’t believe it! They’re charging for the treatments! ’ ‘Well, of course they are. ’ ‘Why don’t you do the free stuff ? You’ve got the pool and the sauna and the hydro-bath, whatever that is.
QX5 10/1/05 11:53 AM Page 37 Bookhouse Luxury fails us 37 ‘Ah, silence. A highly underrated attribute. ’ ‘You’ll love it once you stop thinking about the money. ’ Ah, silence. Apparently Jules required it so I obliged. The health retreat The retreat is in the Southern Highlands, set in large grounds just outside Moss Vale. Its target market is the stressed out and overweight, and (according to Rach) the loaded and spoiled, although in her natural love of saving money, she exaggerates—there are plenty more expensive places.