Martin John Walker wrote:
> My sympathies, Fred. We have the occasional electricity cut here during
> thunderstorms, when I have to remember to go over to the summer terrace and
> click on the fusebox because of the other fridge in which we store food.
> Seems to me rather remiss of you not to have a small gas cooker for
> emergencies, though, or a battery-run music player.
You're right but, given my technical ineptitude, a gas cooker would
probably explode. Also, in my 9 years here the power's never been off
for longer than 36 hours. My first hurricane. 38 dead in the region.