Dirk Lotriet
2 minute read
22 Apr 2022
5:02 am

There’s nothing like a road-trip to remind you why you fell in love

Dirk Lotriet

The lovely Snapdragon and I have been clashing for a week or two, with the result that I jumped at the opportunity to flee for a few days when my boss phoned on Sunday.

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I’m fortunate enough to drive a very nice car, but after Thursday, I don’t think anyone will blame me if I avoid driving it for a while. The lovely Snapdragon and I have been clashing for a week or two, with the result that I jumped at the opportunity to flee for a few days when my boss phoned on Sunday. I had to drive to Springbok in the Northern Cape, complete a project and come back. I encountered some potholes on my way there, but the car handled them fine. What I didn’t realise, was that accumulated damage is...