The pitfalls of slippery shoes

The first time, I was walking from the driver’s side to the back of the car. I was going to open the boot and deliver a box of 15 dozen eggs to the Dunedoo Butcher.

Well, down I went, faster than a fly on fresh cupcakes. I was sure I must have broken something. The road had a gentle slope down to the gutter and that gave the fall some height. I hit the ground with my right hip and right wrist — nothing else.

It would have looked quite good on video but it didn’t feel good. The worst thing