Denise Milani was a 32-year-old Czech swimwear model. Prof Paul Frampton was a divorced particle physicist more than twice her age. What happened next is a tale as old as time: they met online; she sent messages by turns steamy and adoring; they arranged to meet in Bolivia, where she was doing a photo-shoot.

Alas, when Frampton arrived in La Paz to meet her face to face for the first time, she’d had to dash to another shoot in Europe. Could she meet him in Brussels instead? And would he mind, terribly, collecting an empty suitcase of hers and bringing it with him? 

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