One Night Stand

Old couple sleeping picture

I woke up this morning to find a strange, old woman lying next to me, snoring gently. Who was this person? What had happened last night? If anything had happened, why were we wearing pyjamas, and unflattering ones at that?

She stirred and slowly opened her grey, careworn eyes, looking at me unblinking for a moment, but then she smiled. “Have you forgotten who I am again, dear?”"