Nov 19 - I Almost Just Had An Accident

By Stefano Blanca Sciacaluga

I think every time I get out of my car I could repeat the same six words. Every time. I’ve had a driver’s licence for more than three years (or is it four?) and the same old car I learnt in, a 1992 FIAT Panda I bought off a friend for £25. No, there isn’t a zero missing. That’s twenty-five pounds sterling. And it might be the fact that it has no airbags and the doors are metal flaps, but I like to think I’m a cautious driver, a good driver. I like driving; I find it relaxing; but the fact that my car isn’t in the best shape means that I can’t really go far in it, so I’m basically confined to this Scalextric track we live on.

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