Even if you read nothing but this intro, you should still be convinced. Parking nose in does not happen in nature. Which animal ever reverses out of it’s home? You won’t see a rabbit exit a burrow butt first. Ever seen a hermit crab exit with its toosh out front? Does a horse walk backwards from its stall? Would a bird ‘coffin drop’ from the nest?

Your garage is to you like the rabbit hole is to the rabbit.

The garage is just the start though. Let’s take it to the shopping centre and ‘level up’.

So you’ve very likely experienced that shopping centre carpark moment. Point the keys and unlock the car with a ‘blip blip’ and a flash of the indicators. Jump in the driver’s seat. Hit the ignition. Jam it in reverse. Grab the passenger seat head rest. Neck check over the left shoulder for safety before reversing out of your spot? Except there’s always another car coming right? And you sit there patiently hoping (read ‘screaming in hopeless futility’) that someone will let you just back the heck out. All the while your neck is crooking up. Then your gap appears and the angels sing ‘hallelujah!’, but wait. No. The guy opposite is facing forwards and drives straight into your gap and then it starts again. Argh! The frustration of it all! …

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