The twelve days of Christmas 10: Candlelit dinner

My parents seem to think that the quality of a meal is inversely proportional to the light levels it’s eaten in; every time we decide to have a “civilized dinner” the lights go off, the candles come out and everybody stabs blindly around in the dark, vainly trying to spear some food. This is a particularly common occurence around Christmas, and a perpetual source of arguments, as I – unlike my parents – am firmly of the opinion that replicating the dingy atmosphere of a cave does not constitute mood lighting. I usually lose.

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When I pointed out that Electric Lighting has spread even to Llangrove, I was met with this response.

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