Hagen Engler
4 minute read
19 Sep 2019
7:05 am

On the couch with Dr Henry, Uber rating 4.91

Hagen Engler

I spent a good decade of my life experiencing the sacrament of confession in the Catholic Church, and I can confirm that I never confessed anything with the candour and honesty with which I regularly air my dirty laundry to an Uber driver.

Hagen Engler.

I’m not sure if there’s something in my personal make-up that makes me sing like a canary the minute I flop into the seat of a silver, late-model Toyota Corolla, or if everybody feels inclined to share their darkest secrets with their Uber person. That’s certainly the way I proceed. It’s almost like the minute I open that app, and that clunky little car image starts homing in on my position on the map of greater Auckland Park, and I brace myself for the arrival of Gabriel with his registration starting with GN, with his impressive 18,341 previous trips at...