No work, glorious sunshine and relaxation can often precariously seesaw with spending money you can ill afford. Maybe the thought of being 24 hours a day with your family, hampered by the personal problems that continue to play on your mind, make it hard for you to enjoy yourself.
Widow Molly Graham is dreading the annual trip to Spain with her daughter, Claire. All it means is more debt and more lies.
For Claire Graham, the holiday with her mother is a holiday to be suffered and so she lets her wealthy parent pay for everything.
Richard Calendar has long been rejected by his wife, Dora, and is looking forward to meeting his secret internet lover.
Dora Calendar is bored with Richard and still yearns for her dearly departed lover. She is promiscuous with young men in an attempt to feel alive again.
Caroline Kerridge is making the best of the 'second honeymoon' holiday. She drinks to hide her pain and to help her cope with life.
Ben Kerridge is feeling weighed down after his recent marital upheaval. He just wants some uncomplicated sex to help soothe his bruised ego after the affair.
Stow away in their luggage and experience a bird's eye view of their seven days in the Costa del Sol.