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Words & Images Peter Middleton ‘‘Attention! Attention!” we both screamed in an outrageous Monty-Python-like French accent, and desperately pointed at the untied mooring rope. “Vite! Allez, allez!” We were being pulled into the river, with the Land Rover held tight by the ferry and about to enter the current flow. I grabbed low range reverse, but the front wheels shuddered and squealed as they attempted to free themselves from between two planks on the deck − with no help from the rear wheels as they had no purchase in the mud. I thumped the horn, but it was full of