Winter Draws On
Today is known as “the big switch-on” — the day on which the majority of homes in Britain are expected to turn on their central heating for the first time this autumn.
I'm waiting until Friday before I start withdrawing the graphite rods from the core of the AGA to set the beast in action, at least I will be able to do it this year - I really worry in ten years time it will neither be warm enough not to want to nor unrationed to be allowed to. But then I'm not completely reassured by;
There is "no danger" of mass power cuts in the UK during the next decade, Energy Secretary Ed Miliband has said.
He told the BBC it was possible to meet the country's energy needs while using more "sustainable" sources such as wind farms and nuclear stations.
And if you believe that then have a got a bottle of Cure-all to sell you.