`At First It Was Quite Fun. Now I Can't Wait for a Hot Shower'
A WEEK without power: The diary of Roger Worland, a biologist with the British Antarctic Survey and his wife, Barbara, both 52, who spent last week without electricity at their home in Hardwick near Cambridge.
"Sitting reading when I heard a thud and the power went off. A branch had come off the tree and hit a power line. It was impossible to contact anybody from 24/7. Found candles. In a way, it's fun and quite romantic."
"Tried to reach the electricity people all day but we got a recorded message. All we have for heat is a gas fire. We are cooking with a camping stove. We heat water in the morning to wash, then make tea. I've …
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Publication information: Article title: `At First It Was Quite Fun. Now I Can't Wait for a Hot Shower'. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: November 2, 2002. Page number: 6. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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