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Knights In Shining Armour

by Jacky Gray
Originally published by on 17/01/2018

“Call when you get home, Mum.'


She exited at junction 9 to avoid the M6, hoping 3.5 litres of water would fix the minor leak. Nope. This time, the clouds of steam accompanied a smoked-oil smell and every warning light known to man.

Two men helped push the car off the road.

Adam let her use the loo in the Ford dealers and provided free coffee.

Mike discovered the irreparable hose.

Bill towed the car home.

Five hours after leaving her daughter’s, she called in.

“We weren’t expecting you yet – a neighbour told us about the pile-up.'

Jacky Gray Merits

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