This month’s stars: Aries

You wake up this morning feeling spiky, hollow, agitated and snappy and, before you know it, you’re having an argument with Gordon at work over his violently loud yawning, sniffing and coughing which today, finally, you can’t take any more of, so you cattily mention it to him and he immediately comes back at you with ‘there’s no need to take your miserable love-life out on me’, which stuns you because, how did he know? And you find you have nothing to say to that; but your anger at the way he slowly, smugly revolves his swivel-chair back to his monitor, goes deep into the darkest recesses of your soul and joins all the hurt you’ve ever suffered, growing, simmering, waiting, waiting

This is an excerpt from Belly Up!