Yesterday morning, we had a CD with random anime music in the stereo. We were close to her office when the last track came up. It was the opening theme of Read or Die. It's a really catchy tune, with undertones of James Bond film-music: a fast, groovy bassline, drums that go crazy and lots of trumpets doing their thing. I turned up the volume and imagined myself to be a top secret agent, driving along the rocky coast of southern Italy, in a dark-blue BMW convertible. I had a beautiful woman next to me, and we were going somewhere to do something dangerous!
I drove too fast, and had to brake sharply to avoid a collision with a car coming from the right-hand street. Ingeborg smirked at me, got out of the car and told me to turn down the volume. Bummer: I'm not James Bond, I'm a geeky nerd in an old Mazda who needs to watch where he is going.