Monday, January 29
Today seemed destined to turn into one of those slow boring days, when all of a sudden the data screen started to light up with jobs in every part of town. We were run off our feet for a few hours with the next job waiting as soon as we cleared one. The reason soon became apparent when I noticed that half the towns traffic lights were out, a major power cut had occurred taking out half of the town centre. They say "it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good" well that was true for us but not unfortunately for our rival firm who lost their power. They like us rely on computers and radio as a backup, but neither works without electricity, even though our office is within the mile our power stayed on.