Saturday, December 10, 2016

Petrol Pump Wisdom


 
 
 
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 Some motorists say they deliberately travel this route just to read the quote which brightens their day.
 Here’s A Selection:
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The lady behind this wonderful initiative at Hutton Hyde Park is Alison Billett.
 She told SA People: “We inherited the board from the previous owner, Dick Hutton, when we bought the filling station from him almost 20 years ago.
“We continued the tradition and it has become a landmark 
– more so now that it’s on social media!
 
 
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Not a day goes by when I don’t get a call or a visit from someone to tell me how much they appreciate the message – it seems that every day there’s something that just speaks to what is going on in someone’s life and that inspires or motivates them.
 
 
 
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Having people come and tell me their stories and how the quote helped them in some small way is what motivates me to keep writing!
 “We use a variety of quotations – some are topical, some are funny, some are inspirational, some even reflect what is going on in my life that day!
 Different things appeal to different people
 
  
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 The boards were spotted by a motivational speaker from the UK, Geoff Ramm, when he was driving by one day and he was so taken by them he included a piece about them in his book!
 
 
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 The boards have appeared many times in newspapers and magazines and been spoken about on radio stations all over the world. 9GAG has re-tweeted them a few times too!”
 Bob 95 FM in the USA recently posted Alison’s “Rest in Peace” quote which has now been shared over a quarter of a million times around the world!
 
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