Jump to content

Power cuts


Galileo
 Share

Recommended Posts

Just heard about the (unlikely) possibility of 3 hour power cuts and was initially annoyed till I realised that it would also mean no light pollution, wouldn't that be amazing to see the milky way when it normally would be completely obliterated.

 

Still, what are the chances of said power cuts happening on a clear moonless night?🤔   

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Gosh l remember that.  Miners strikes caused it and brought the government down. 
 

Three day working week so companies only had power for 3 days a week.  So everything non electric was done by everyone on the non electric days and on the electric days it was all hands on deck to try to keep everything ticking over. 
 

We had a gas oven so invited our neighbours round (who had an electric oven) for candle lit dinner. 

Carole

 

Edited by Carastro
  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...