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hatmum Wed 30-Mar-05 15:06:54

Anyone else seen this ? I can idenitfy with a lot of what he says; not sure I would classify myself as having a disease though. I do, however, become quite anal about portions of fruit/veg, organic, fairtrade etc. It's probably exacerbated by trying to be laid back about the whole thing and not getting too uptight and shouty when e.g. dmil gives the boys crunchy nut cornflakes for breakfast and trying to appear more reasonable than I really am.

suzywong Wed 30-Mar-05 15:08:33

I read that earlier
the smug and controlling element was rather interesting (no offence)

hatmum Wed 30-Mar-05 15:22:16

None taken! I like to think I take myself with a pinch of (maldon sea) salt...

suzywong Wed 30-Mar-05 15:25:33

I was a smug and controlling vegetarianfor many years so can understand the draw

Pruni Wed 30-Mar-05 15:38:29

Message withdrawn

hovely Wed 30-Mar-05 21:41:58

you'd be surprised Pruni, just think of the beautiful glow of smugness that arises when at the checkout with a basket of mainly green (and brown) coloured things and looking at the vivid plasticky colours of the food in the next one along, practically glowing in the dark...

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