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Shopping trollies/bags 2 wheeled variety, do you have one? would you have one?

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bikergran Fri 06-Nov-15 13:41:59

Having always had a car to transport my supplies whenever and where I want, I am not having to re think my strategy.

I have to walk to collect shopping approx 30 mins walk to bigger supermarket, I normally pick little bits n pieces up every other day and carry them home, but as the cold weather as approaching, then I probably won't be off out unless need be.It has recently been my 60th birthday smile and a lovely time I had, my mum kept sort of jokingly buying me a "shopping trolley" !! a she has one smile (got it in the charity shop for £2) smile
nice bright pink polka dot one! but!! having made note of the people in town this morning with shopping trolleys, of all diff ages, they were all over the place,! I must have counted at least 15!

So would you! use/buy/have shopping trolley.Do you think they age you?
Must admit I always associated older ladies with them, you know the little basket type ones with a sort of walking stick handle smile but if needs must then! hmm

bikergran Sat 07-Nov-15 11:23:39

found it..."sabichi" lemongrass design...also seen similar on well known selling site for £15-99...I like it ! smile

townie Sat 07-Nov-15 12:03:23

I haven't got one but they look a good idea. Still prefer the option of getting all my heavy stuff delivered by Ocado though!

Nannanoo Sat 07-Nov-15 12:29:40

I have a pink floral trolley - very eye-catching! I wouldn't be without it, and I don't think it's ageing. What is ageing is constantly trudging home from the shops bent double with heavy bags, and not using that great invention, the wheel, to help you out.
I used to live in Bournemouth, and all the Japanese students from the language school would be bobbing around like butterflies with bright trolley-bags, all wearing mini-skirts and white knee socks. They certainly didn't look old! I wish I looked that cute, but at least I can push my pretty trolley and manage heaps of shopping with

Dara Sat 07-Nov-15 12:37:51

Yes basket version for 'big' shopping and plastic for lesser shopping. I respect my back too much to carry bags of shopping.

stillhere Sat 07-Nov-15 13:12:03

I have seen uni students here using their wheelie suitcases bags to carry their shopping from the supermarket, that could be an alternative for those with an issue about their age.

The way I look at it is, my painful shoulder was far more aging than using a shopping trolley. It took almost two years for it to heal.

Marmark1 Sat 07-Nov-15 16:53:04

Yes I've got a four wheel sholley,a nice colourful one.If it's good enough for Julie Christie,it's good enough for me.

biddy73 Sat 07-Nov-15 18:09:31

I use line most of time and wish had done before , don't have to worry .

Sonsybesom Sat 07-Nov-15 18:42:44

I was given a Conran one, which is not only cheerful but indispensible! I love it. It lugs bags of spuds, milk, veg, all kinds of heavy shopping, saves me time, saves my back, is so light I can pull it along with one finger, and it's easy to manoevre. One of the very best presents ever, and when it wears out I shall get another. Would never go back to lugging heavy bags and post-shopping exhaustion. I see people of all ages using them, and shopping in the local shops, so they keep them in business too. Brilliant!

Cherrytree59 Sat 07-Nov-15 20:32:55

THATBAGS will be in Milingavie ( DH still can't get head round pronouncing itgrin) next week not with shopping trolley. but with another good invention a suitcase on wheels.
Last summer had caravan holiday with DGC by the beach. So bought a lime green insulated trolley which we used to keep our picnic and drinks cold. We trundled it along the sand. It meant free hands to carry beach parapheralia. Have not used it since as forgot about it until this thread. Going to get it out again as it will be useful for frozen items of shopping. Thanks for the reminder.

mrsmopp Sat 07-Nov-15 21:01:32

It's amazing to remember that just a few years ago we all went on holiday and carried our suitcases everywhere. They didn't have wheels. You could buy a frame on wheels and strap your suitcase on to that but it wasnt ideal. I remember lugging my case up and down the steps on a railway bridge as there was no lift and I was exhausted. It was about 15 years ago if I remember right. Why did nobody think of it sooner?