COMMENT: Think before you get angry
IT'S usually around this time of year that we are bombarded with stories of car park rage.
The tension of trying to find a park during the Christmas rush can prove too much for some people to handle, and all sense of courtesy can fly out the window in a fit of anger.
While I wouldn't excuse that sort of behaviour, I can sort of understand it.
But something happened near the QT office this morning that I can neither understand, nor explain.
One of our advertising staff was driving along Omar St when she spotted a young boy - not more than two years old - walking along on his own.
This young lad had somehow wandered away from his house just down the road.
He was so frightened that he was unable to tell us where he lived, but, with some good work from the police, he was back at home within an hour.
That's the good news. The bad news is that while our staff member was stopped at the side of the road to help this poor little lost lad, someone that was trying to drive past has given her a gob full for halting their progress: "Get off the f'ing road" or words to that effect.
Heaven forbid that someone should hold you up while they come to the aid of a lost toddler.