They just opened up one of those ‘Cash for clothes and books’ shops near where I live. I think it’s great that poorer families can make a wee bit of money when they throw away their stuff but one of the downsides to this is that the local charity shops are really suffering.
I thought I would do a clear out of some books. So far I have found some old psychology/sociology books I don’t need any more and some Viz annuals which they will be able to charge a bit for.
This is a pic of what I have dug out so far but I’m sure I will end up with about 5 x that amount when I finish. When I first moved here I had about 5 bin bags of books to give them. I guess the thing Is I always give the books I have read and don’t want to keep to a friend or to charity and it’s not going to stop just because I can get money for them. hmmm..
The last time I was in the ‘Help the aged’ shop they had very few books and a sign asking for people to please hand in books as they were short. So today this is the thing that will make me happy!!
I just realised the that in the pic is a friend’s happiness collage that she did about 4 years ago.. I was going to mail it to her to see if she was sticking to her course.. or through it out.. I’m not sure which yet. Not sure if it will be inspirational or crappy to receive.. I should do a wee happiness collage I think!!
Anyway.. back to my clearing and to the charity shop …my back has been sore.. pity it wasn’t snowing and I could drag the books along in a wee sledge!
Love and light xxLisa