If you’ve ever been dubious about safety air bags, Carolyn Landon's experience might change your mind. Without them, she wouldn't be alive to tell this tale, which she wrote to her family in the US after a high-speed crash on Monday.
Carolyn Landon is a biographer, memoirist and historian. Her most recent book is Banksia Lady, Celia Rosser Botanical Artist. These essays were first published in The Plod, the newsletter of the Wonthaggi Historical Society.