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All the lights have gone out.

Nothing even from the chargers,

Or next door’s reading lamp

Creeping through the window,

Just by the edges. 80 more words


Q & A: BP gas deal with Egypt a giveaway?

09 Apr 2015
Al Jazeera

How do you think Egyptians will react? What are you hearing since you published the story?

If our reports reach Egyptians, I would imagine they would react with a combination of anger and weary resignation, but little surprise. 78 more words


Rolling power cuts likely as EAC workers go on strike

By Elias Hazou – the Cyprus-Mail

Trade unions of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) have announced that workers at the power utility will hold a work stoppage on Friday, followed by three-hour strikes daily as of next week. 550 more words

Property Management

A Nearly Power-less Dinner!

My grandma was on overdrive.  She had invited her first grandson and his wife, newlyweds, to her home for dinner.  The preparations had started nearly ten days ago, attention being given to every single detail. 441 more words

Everyday Moments

Lights Out!

Our close friends dropped by on Friday to see Caleb (he’s on the mend, thanks!).
You know how it is with friends – a doctor’s visit soon turned into dinner around our table. 583 more words

Alison Rodericks

Un-kudos to the City of Tshwane

Advice to the city fathers (and mothers) of the Great City of Tshwane: when you send out notices to people saying that their light and water accounts must be paid by a certain date, then cut off their electricity three days… 655 more words