Month: September 2006

When time slows down

One of the very large dents. I would have submitted this to STomp! but they’re full of photos of cars with dents already. It’s funny how smooth the roads are these days, just because the IMF and World Bank circus was in town recently. But that didn’t prevent some very large debris from littering the road my brother was driving on, with him suffering a bit of shock and his car suffering dents the size of, well, very large dents. As he recalled, everything happened in slow motion as he saw a chair – the swivel sort with wheels you’d see in an office – fall off the back of a lorry and break up into two parts as it hit the road. The seat part of the chair hurtled off safely in slow motion while the wheelie part went under another truck in slow motion, and was slungshot into the air in slow motion, where it remained suspended in slow motion for a few slow motion seconds. There was a sudden loud crashing noise …