The more I think about it, the more shocked I am at the fact that the car had no brake fluid. When I told Angelo at the garage that I’d driven to Katoomba in the Kitty Kar his face dropped and he looked absolutely appalled.
Dad loaned me this car in December and said it had recently been serviced (I now realise he said this probably just to appease me and not because it was actually true or anything). There was a dashboard light that said ‘brake’ that was permanently on; when I questioned him about it he said, “Oh, that doesn’t mean anything, it’s just an old car.” YES IT DID MEAN SOMETHING!!! IT MEANT THE BRAKES WEREN’T WORKING!!!!!
When I think about how close to death I’ve been this whole time I just breathe a prayer of thanks and a sigh of relief…it’s obvious I’m still meant to be around!