392 The Weather

We are in that in-between time. Summer and Autumn. It could easily go either way. What becomes a hurricane on the Eastern seaboard of the USA has a tendency to spin off in our direction depositing its remains here. So, the rest of the week will either continue in the same vein, or it won’t.

Another bugbear is shopping trolleys, abandoned ones. It annoys the heck out of me. My friends on the #Breakfastclub are aware of this.

This is the thing about the weather, if you don’t watch the forecast, you don’t know what it’s going to do. It has been quite warm of late, but it rained this evening – it was needed. Actually, quite a bit more is needed. I just don’t want it to interrupt my walks.

One of the things that really bugs me are abandoned shopping trolleys. In the past I’ve reported these to street scene at Gosport Borough Council. One of my friends on the #Breakfastclub told me about Trolleywise, an app, through which abandoned trolleys can be reported. Trouble is, it appears that each supermarket has to have a contract with Trolleywise for it to work, it appears that Asda, in Gosport at least, doesn’t. Also, they won’t recover trolleys in water. So Whilst I like the glossy app, it’s useless to me really. So, back to street scene & twitter.

Whilst I was googling for some information about this, I came across something; The Shopping Trolley Theory. What is the shopping trolley theory? The theory posits that the decision to return a cart is the ultimate test of moral character and a person’s capacity to be self-governing. It is a theory fully embraced by the video vigilantes known as The Cart Narcs, self-appointed enforcers who confront shoppers trying to leave without returning their carts.

Given that the supermarkets make efforts to prevent trolleys from being removed from the shop’s locality, I’d argue that the stronger strength of moral character is not to remove the trolley at all. Even better, not to push it in to the cockle ponds – which is a fairly regular occurrence.

I’m going to explore this a little further.

Published by Bill

I just want to write, but I prefer to stay away from controversial topics like politics. I am happy to confess that at the moment, I am writing for me. If you enjoy my writings, and I hope you do then that is all the better.

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