Our usual 12 hour power allocation has been thwarted for the third consecutive night , and we are back to the old days of candles and a kero lantern. A thumping diesel generator supplies power from 6pm to midnight, then the battery storage from solar kicks in until 6am. Someone forgot to maintain the generator and we are left with a semi-useful power supply in the wee hours. Not enough to freeze water to keep the fridge cold during the day, but enough to charge up the computer and phone, the latter rendered useless by the lack of power to the phone tower. Priorities must be made to appease the good lord, so last nights power was reallocated to run the PA system and organ for the marathon church service.