‘The Garage’ can like many inanimate objects reflect the organic nature of our lives.
This photo captures some of that change. The Garage is a place you may sometimes stare into, aghast and frustrated at what it represents: things that need fixing, projects that have stalled, and space that one day you hope to reclaim. But this is a less pleasant aspect of human nature - we sometimes can’t help focusing through a narrow lens of negativity and fail to look at the bigger picture.
We are lucky if we have a garage to fill with junk, and that our lives are busy enough that there are projects to stall, or that we could contemplate starting a project in the first place.
Some objects, like cars for example, are so much a part of our lives that many of us anthropomorphise them. It’s a charming reflection of the fact that we don’t always focus on the negative or purely practical nature of things.
Which brings me onto the subject matter of this blog / newsletter / new-fangled way to collate words and pictures and share them with the world: I’m going to try and write a bit, every so often, about my tinkering with cars, but also try and show a glimpse of why it is an enjoyable pass-time.
It’s the perfect time to try and do this because I have a new (20 year old) car waiting to be picked up soon, and I hope to share a bit about the experience.
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