Friday 13 January 2012
Hay naku, na-Friday the 13th ata kami!
We woke up to a cold, 2℃ morning. The car was frosted for the first time in weeks. When Papa E went to switch the engine on, it just won't start! He tried several time to no avail. And since neither of us know anything about cars, we knew we need to call RAC, our breakdown and recovery cover.
They told us that we need to upgrade our cover because it does not include breakdown at home. So we had no choice but to pay them £60 upfront to come to our rescue.
When "Chalky" arrived and diagnosed Tony (our car), he told us that we needed a new battery - this costs £75. So we were £135 (PHP 9,047) poorer and it's not even 9am!
But nevermind, Tony and it's battery is now 5 years old, so the batt must really be at the end of it's life. And looking at the bright side, at least it happened when we were at the comforts of our home and not when we were in the middle of nowhere. And even when we were an hour late for work, both our managers were understanding about what happened =)