A Life In Cars… Ford Capri (Samantha)

Long Lost Capri Of Love…

Read After Burnout

images-395I loved this car. I truly, madly, deeply loved this magnificent motor. I don’t know why. She was not racy, her engine being only 1.6. She was not furnished with lovely leather to embrace one as one rode in her. She was not particularly upper motoring class. 

But she will forever be my super Samantha who stayed with me for quite a while and only left when I did not have the money to support both of us. On that day, my heart broke…never to be fully repaired. 

Oh, Samantha forgive me!

Just looking at your photo after all these years brings back the sting of my regret. I ought to have processed it, forgotten it, forgiven myself. I ought to have done an awful lot of things, but at times like that my options failed to materialise before me, so I sold you to the highest bidder. I just…

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This is the story of what happened to me when anxiety took a grip. I lost my senses, I lost my job, and I lost me. I then turned to writing to find those things that had gone missing. How can you teach when you believe that education is a business that is failing in its primary remit of helping to create a better society? Indeed, how can you teach when you believe that you have nothing of value to pass on? The book/blog is the story of my recovery from the absolute darkness of the early days. It is an Odyssey through my life over the last twelve months and a retracing of my steps to discover how I found myself there. More than all of that, it is a re-evaluation and a rejoicing of all that which I call life. Happy reading and I hope it helps. There is madness, Everyday Madness, and not all of it comes from within.

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