Are the person drying their tea leaves and the owner of this early-model mini cooper the same person? If not – when does this alternate use become “acceptable”? Is there a conscious concession on the part of the owner that their vehicle, having been immobile for an appropriate amount of time, may now be treated as a permanent fixture in the environment, and used for such functions as a drying rack? If so, what is the indicator that this is “safe” to do? Is it the flat tires? The proper thickness of the coat of dust covering it?