A short-sighted way to save some money

It occurred to me the other day that I don’t need to switch on the bathroom light when I go for a shower.

I’m myopic: short-sighted; for those who can read these things, my last glasses prescription was this:

  Sphere Cylinder Axis
Right -9.50 -1.75 30.0
Left -8.75 -2.50 175.0

So in the shower, without my glasses on, I can’t see a thing, really.

At night and early in the morning there is a gentle amber glow from the street lamps outside that gives me enough light in the bathroom to make out the outlines of the large, blurred items of furniture.

I know where everything is on the shower rack: shampoo, shower gel, shaving paraphernalia, etc.

So why would I need the light on?

Bingo! An instant way to save a few pennies.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 49 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert (INFP), I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, play mahjong, write, draw and laugh… Scrum master. Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and former warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

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