The 2 options in my mind were either call our workshop to book a spray paint appointment, or ditch the car and call for Hubby (the better driver in our household) to pick it up later. Luckily, I didn’t have to choose. The car beside me (not shown in the photo) drove off just as I returned to assess the situation, which gave me more space to maneuver. So, when life throws you a tight corner in a carpark, wait until most of the cars have left before returning to your car. I’m putting that nugget of wisdom in my book How I Lived My Life .