New conversations

Aug 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Ministry

Standing on a garage forecourt filling my ageing Peugeot with diesel and contemplating nothing in particular, a voice broke into the moment of reverie. “Do you not have a sign for that?”

I turned to see a middle aged, well dressed man carrying a pile of books stepping into the passenger door of a car stopped at a nearby pump. I was baffled by the question, “Sorry?”

“Do you not have a sign you can make, like the sign of the cross or something, so that the car fills itself automatically?”…