Postscript

Wormwood Scrubs

Thomas Lawrence - portrait of David Lyon - Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - Madrid Thomas Lawrence – portrait of David Lyon – Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum – Madrid

Penélope was enjoying a quiet October afternoon in one of her favourite Madrid spots, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. She made an agreement with Manuela, the other employee in the small import-export company she worked in, that once a month she would stay in the office during lunch break just to leave an hour earlier in the afternoon so she could visit the museum, when the entrance was free.

As she already knew the Thyssen quite well, she devoted every visit to seeing no more than a couple of paintings. One of her favourite ones was the portrait of an English lord, David Lyon, painted by Thomas Lawrence.

Suddenly she realised that someone was standing beside her.

– “Tom!” – she smiled and embraced him, greeting him in the Spanish fashion, kissing him twice on the cheek. – “What are you…

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