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Ok, before I start I want to say that I am a huge supporter of the environment.

I recycle, try not to litter and generally do my best to be a good, kind and cool human being. 

I'm also heartsore every time I see a stingray, jellyfish, snapper or prawn caught up in a plastic bag that some careless person has left.  

Right, now in having said that, this whole no bags in supermarket is doing my freaking head in.

Mostly because I keep forgetting.

So, the first time, I rocked up to the supermarket, got my things and headed to the automated machine type thingy.  Hello! no bl**dy bag.  No problemo, it was only 5 items.  I can do this.  Put them through, stuffed them in my handbag and I walked out trying to look as if everyone did this.

Promised myself I would find an alternative before I went shopping again.

Promptly forgot.

Until I went to the supermarket again.

And this time it was a bigger shop.

You know, washing powder, soap, toilet rolls...actually, remind me that I need toilet rolls again, tea, crackers, juiceys and so it went.  So, I went through an actual talking person check out.

All goods.

Until she asked me about bags.

Oh cr*p.

Then I got the lecture.  

About the environment.  About the creatures that live in the ocean.  About ruining the world for future generations. She stopped for breath, glared at my obvious hard heartedness, then asked if I was planning on just putting groceries back in trolley to take to my car.

I wanted to say, Yes but by now there was a line behind me and I was looking like not just a cheap hobo who couldn't afford bags but a trollop who in her spare time, kicked kittens and killed fish for fun.

She barked at me the different kinds of bags I could have, but by then I didn't really care.  I was just trying to pick my dignity up off the floor and leave with some semblance of being a kind, humane and respectful human being.

It didn't work.  

However, said bags are sitting on table in living room, waiting for me to pick them up and take them out to the car, to wait patiently until I go shopping again.

I hope they're not waiting too long.

Wishing you much love and abundance and a truly courageous heart.

T and Spirit