New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Delivery takes approximately 4-7 business days.

This title is In Stock in the Booktopia Distribution Centre. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships.

A Year of Doing Good
Author: Judith O'Reilly

ISBN: 9780670921133
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 306
Published: 3 January 2013
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 0.1 x 13.0 x 0.1
'I would do one good deed a day for a year. It couldn't be that hard - could it?'

Judith O'Reilly moved to Northumberland to please her husband, believing this huge act of charity would be her greatest - and last.

. . . swept out mouse traps for neighbours

But, after worrying that she could, if she tried harder, be a better person, the urge to help others returns, and she decides to spend a year being good.

. . . found a lost child - my second of the year. I am keeping the third.

However, Judith's first problem, in a land of mainly sheep and sky, is finding people in need of good deeds. But nothing is too big (well, the lifeboat crew won't have her) or too small (holding doors for ungrateful shoppers) and soon she has launched on the unsuspecting north the Jam Jar Army - its motto 'Eat the jam - Fill a jar with change.'

. . . helped a friend rest in peace.

From buying Steradent for a sick stranger to working in charity shops, from the science of good deeds to Catholic obligations, from the small acts of everyday charity w...

Returns Policy:
30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty. We do not offer a refund if you change your mind.

Customs Charges & Duties:
Orders over the value of $270 will be liable for customs charges, taxes including GST and brokerage costs which are the recipient's sole responsibility. Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  

Payment options