Decided that the best action I can take for the planet is to buy local more often - that means seasonal and low food miles - thank you Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in Do Good Lives Have to Cost the Earth, and John Naish in Enough, who quotes a phrase I must use sometime....'I have reached an elegant sufficiency and anything additional would be superfluous'!
Realised I do have many good eating habits - three meals a day, protein at every meal (Potatoes Not Prozac) and making mealtimes special with music, candles, flowers and good company where possible. I also set an attractive table when it's just for me.
I plan to find time to put together recipe folders for my daughters with recipes from my mother and aunt.
I think I now have a more balanced view of food and eating - one that is true to me and who I am, and I can now ignore all the media and supermarket hype and pseudo scientific advice, and not feel flung hither and thither by all the conflicting information out there.
I have also got a 'manifesto' on my fridge which is fun and inspiring to remind me every day what a JOY food is, and to be grateful for it all.
next I think I'll take a closer look at this innocent little word 'simply'....