We have a method for making difficult decisions. We’re both pretty rational people, and if we can’t between us weigh up the pros and cons between two different courses of action and come to a sensible conclusion then … we toss a coin. The key is this: if we don’t both like the outcome the coin chooses we immediately do the other one. Believe it or not, this actually works surprisingly well.
Over the last few days, however, Mr Coin has had it in for Lucy. We have been choosing driving shifts on the coin toss method. I (James) have had beautiful straight interstates through long rolling grasslands with occasional stops for petrol and ice cream. Also, as driver I get to subject Lucy to my truly vast Led Zeppelin collection. Road trips are great!
Lucy, on the other hand has been journeying through an extremely scenic circle of hell reserved for newly passed drivers: