“Have you never seen the electricity meter going when the immersion is on..?”

Des Bishop’s working with ESB to convert his house to something more energy efficient… And running a blog (rather than a more expensive tv series)… And a Twitter account… We’ll see how it does, but this routine on the Immersion and the preciousness of heat in Ireland cracks me up…

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