You chose to judge people from your Cosy pulpit wiz. You took a few statements made in light hearted jest, Even if it annoyed you that some of us still find goats milk shit in tea and have hilarious
horrendousgoat milking memories. I’ve not heard anyone on here moan in a selfish serious way, about hardship. Many have been more than generous with their support and advice for others. You and I have no idea how members are getting by as individuals, Young'ns or old timers. I know what it’s like to live out of shop bins for months. Hold in a drug habit and still find enough special brew to keep the mind wolves at bay each day, while bringing up a kid, three dogs and two horses. When we can’t drive, we walk to scrounge our needs, when we can’t walk, we crawl. When we can’t crawl, we are fked and go without. You jump on your bike and “pic” the local shop before anyone inconveniences your day. Glad you still can. My mates daughter is ill, I was asked if I could pick up her antibiotics from the chemist today in the nearest/serviced village. I drove by the only small supermarket in 5 miles, The cue was still down the street. Turns out, the locals are cueing up at that local coop upto two hours before it opens, just to buy milk and fresh bread for their families and it’s like that until they run out of essentials milk/bread etc.
Two things us fire flickers didn’t envisage back then. Disabilities in middle age and the persistent state control tearing down our homesteading dreams at the point of sustainability.
Now let’s all love the life you live, live the like you love, while it’s still plain sailing and available.
I just found it bizarre that long term resilient hardy folk that have lived through tough times like living on the road has been are flapping about not having milk for a few days, some hardship that is.
And for your information after you've judged, I always go up the village that early on my push bike, like I've been doing over the last 3 years since I been where I am, reason being, I got stuff to do during the day, it means I can get a full uninterrupted day in my workshop without having to go out during the day, same if I drive to a supermarket to do a main shop, I'm down there by 7 a.m so I can get back and get on with my day. When I'm done with working or cant work any more, then I also might be able enjoy the luxury of being able to go to the shops whenever I feel like it at any time during the day and have the time to queue for three hours, even when thee isnt a pandemic, I havent got the time to battle with the masses jostling through the ailes so I always go early to free up time to get on with more important stuff. I call that being efficient and organised, got nothing to do with getting the pick of the shop, they dont do the daily restock till mid morning each day in the village store so there's no prime pick to be had that's for sure. I havent had a loaf of bread for three days, so what, dont see me whinging about that and I havent got the luxury of having all day to drive 15 miles to find a loaf, I wont starve and if there was 1 loaf left on the shelf in the village I would leave it there as there is elderly folk in the village who would need it more than me.