Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Running out of Petrolfuelsimage

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Running out of Petrolfuelsimage

Article excerpt

I AM living with a knight in shining armour who is disguised in humble business clothes.

My husband indeed saved the day when I ran out of petrol on the Bruce Hwy.

I know. I know. Stupid petrol. Stupid me. But we all do it, right?

Well, 50% of us are guilty of letting the tank run dry.

Women! It's sexist and it's a stereotype, but I am telling you, sister, it's also true!

I rarely hear of blokes running out of fuel. Why is this?

Is there some secret man code where it states men should not ask for directions or run out of petrol?

Heaven forbid if a man dared to order quiche or admit he loved the colour fuchsia.

Anyway, I am that duffer driver who constantly allows the tank to hit empty and tell myself I can just make it to daycare before it closes before I fill up again.

It is a condition called pro-gas-tination. …

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