So how stupid was I feeling yesterday afternoon, standing with my 9 year old daughter on the side of the motorway waiting for an AA tow truck, having put petrol in my diesel car. Extremely!
I’ve never done it before and, as the AA man politely pointed out, I’ll never do it again.
My daughter didn’t get to gymnastics (sorry Thea!) and as I stood there shame-faced I was more angry with myself for breaking my main New Year’s resolution, not even two weeks into the year.
It was: To slow down and do less, and in doing so achieve more.
Why did I put petrol in a diesel car? Because I was running late and trying to achieve too much in too short a time. So, I’ve taken my foolish mistake as a wake up call to stick to my resolution. (more…)