Cars

  I have amaxophobia, which is essentially driving anxiety. It is a relatively common condition  that impacts my ability to drive and makes it hard for me to get in the car. I struggle to drive anywhere that involves me going on a main road, or where there is traffic or traffic lights. I clearly …

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I’m a part of a club in Toowoomba that gets a laugh out of taking photos of really bad car parks. We’ve seen some truly terrible ones in our time, and we get together once a month to share all the photos we’ve taken over the last four weeks. In that meeting, we rank each …

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I find it difficult to try new things, which is why I’ve never driven a car. There’s just a lot of new experiences that come with driving a car, such as the first time you drive, your first car park, the first time you get in an accident. Let alone all the times I would …

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I am the proud new owner of a 1950s BMW. It’s been in my family for three generations now. It was owned by my grandfather, then my father and now it’s mine, his first born daughter. My dad has an older sister who was bypassed as an option to be the BMW owner because my …

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Cars: is there anything they can’t do? I mean, obviously, they can get you places faster than anyone could have imagined just a couple of centuries ago. But they can also fulfil a few other magical functions. For example, they can serve as a supplementary handbag, expanding you carrying capacity by approximately 500% compared to …

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I’ve got a very important question. How come, in motion blur photos of city roads at night, there’s always this big swathe of pink light? Sometimes it’s a red streak, but more often than not, there’s a whole lot of pink. I’ve got nothing against this – in fact, pink is my all-time favourite colour …

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Sometimes you just need to take a break, even from things you think are good for you. Over-Botch is great and all, but I really do feel like I’ve been putting too much of my life into the game. I’ve got to train myself up in my chosen profession, of course, but all play and …

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