I really hope it was a joke. I know my beaten up, over-worked, clearly loved through use (rather than maintenance) Raleigh looks like a shed so I should not have been so shocked at the question...
Today on the way to my mum's, I collected the tetra packs & a broken kettle, loaded them into my pannier & made the 0.01 mile detour to the household waste recycling unit. The recycling collected from our houses does not allow tetra packs which is mad when the bin men recycling unit is next to the one that the public take their stuff to, which does have a tetra pack recycling skip!
A gentleman working there took the kettle from me and then asked if I was skipping the bike too. I really am not sure if it was a joke. It's entirely likely that it was; it's exactly the kind of joke I might make if I worked there. I suppose they might not get any other people ever turning up on a bike with their rubbish. I've certainly never seen anyone else at the tip on a bicycle.
Anyhoo we had a nice little natter before I carried on with my trip.
Certainly a beautiful day to be pootling through the woods & park.
Clearly I am having a very Good Life day today. Cycle to take my recycling out, cycle to collect my reusable nappies. If only I looked as cute as Barbara Good!