He sunk into the seat, cowering in the safety of the car.
A large lady had appeared on the edge of the tarmac and was pushing her way towards them. She was struggling with a pram filled with shopping and her face contorted in pained concentration.
For a split second he thought she was going to come over to say something to them and he disappeared further into the leather seat.
They both stared straight ahead as she heaved past. He followed her in the mirror as she waddled out of sight.