This past few weeks has been a bit of an eye opening revelation. It’s amazing the things we become to rely and depend upon without even realising that sometimes they aren’t necessarily the ‘be all & end all’ of our comfy modern lives… 1,269 more words
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1. Filtered water – we can’t drink water straight out of the tap so we have a good water filter which we have to remember to fill up and leave filtered water in the fridge to cool. 658 more words
We live opposite a block of furnished apartments, very swish and swanky, where everything always works, even the electricity when there’s a power cut.
I’m not just saying this, I actually know, as my parents once stayed there for a week on their first official grandparent visit. 158 more words
A premature baby rescued by Gaza doctors from her dead mother’s womb last week has died due to complications and power cuts affecting the intensive care unit where she was treated. 8 more words
One of your favourite words at the moment is ‘broken’ (or bo-bo, as you say it) and there has been no shortage of occasions for you to use it recently- from the CD player that keeps skipping to the rose that lost its petals when Mamma lent in to smell it, and not forgetting the lift of course, which is… 86 more words
Our placement house is located in Alangayam, Tamil Nadu, and this whole South Indian state suffers from rolling blackouts whenever there is an energy deficit. The issue is the worst in rural areas of the state, being of ‘low priority,’ and at the house we have around three power cuts each day. 269 more words