“I’d rather be a climbing ape than a falling angel.” - Terry Pratchett
On my way home on the bus yesterday I spotted ‘a small fella’ driving a big black Hummer. Why did he feel the need to buy this I wondered? Surely the pleasure of acquiring and driving it can only be short lived at best. What makes someone spend almost US$150,000 on an unreliable, gas guzzling, hard to drive sport-utility vehicle?