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My car-free week

Phillipa Smith spends seven days without wheels

When I first committed to spending a week without my car, it was going to be hypothetical. I’d leave my reliable little Mini at home and perhaps sneakily drive to the gym or supermarket after work, away from the judgmental gazes of my lovely colleagues. However, life had other plans for me. On my regular drive to work one day, my car stopped at a roundabout and wouldn’t restart. After a kind gentleman helped me to get it going again, we limped to the nearest garage where the car was destined to stay put for a week. It looked like I was going to have to do this properly.

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