the first failure

Jan 3rd… its a cold Saturday night in down-town Bournemouth… no food in the house and 3 young ladies to feed…

Ring up the preferred local take away (Chef Hong Kong) and order a selection of goodies, to collect later.

Happily walk in, pay money and walk away with a brand new plastic bag of take out food… DOH!

So, the fund starts with £1.

Hmmm… this could be an on-going issue, how do I prevent this in the future? Ideas please!

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New Year Resolution


I hereby pledge not to use any new plastic bags in 2009.

I’ve tried not to this year, but its not habit yet for me to take out re-usable ones when I go shoppping n stuff.

So to encourage the process, I pledge to give £1 to charity each time I use one.

Hopefully conscious effort becomes habit quickly.

Anyone made any New Years Resolutions?

(“going to the gym” doesn’t count… I’m with Shane on that one!)

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presenting a new section…

I like making New Year resolutions, I keep most of them.. and they act as a good way of giving yourself a kick… as do Chinese new years resolutions… easter plans… birthday resolutions… and… um… Bonfire night bangers (aka resolutions)…

Well kinda.


Presenting the first of my new years resolutions:

1) A Year Without Plastic Bags

Basically, a year… without using plastic bags. I guess exactly how, will evolve as the year goes on.. its going to take practice and skill… having decided I wanted to do this next year, I promptly got a new bag from a shop without thinking… doh!

SO, to make it work, I’ll be donating £1 to charity everytime I use a new carrier bag.

The theory is, I don’t want to use them anymore… but its a habit. A clear goal makes it easier and hopefully by the end of the year… no more plastic bags.

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