‘Not now…,’ Seema made an excuse as she tried to avoid Raja’s advances. It was late evening, and her husband was in a very romantic mood. But Seema had other things in her mind. The Laundry! There was a whole bucket-full of it, in the bathroom, and she had to finish up the pile of work before she could even think of sleeping, much less indulge in any romance. After running around the whole day behind Buntoo, their four-year-old, this was the only time she got to complete her work peacefully. And if she failed to do that, there’d certainly be no peace the next morning. Her husband’s office clothes were in that heap!