Archive for December, 2009

(Look like with a rash of kettle postings this week, sorry folks) Pondering….. isn’t it funny how much time you spend on some of life’s purchases and how little on others. Well, a good kettle is something that you bond with, and for tea-jennies like us, the loss of a kettle is slightly mournful, but […]


It’s amazing how much ‘information’ is trapped inside a log of electricity power readings, even more so if the data has a detailed time resolution stored away in some database. Question time: How much energy is our kettle using ? How many tea breaks do you have ? (let’s not infer the toilet trips) How […]