Friday, November 25, 2005

Household Hint No. 374

If your electricity
Is cut off
The glow from six fireflies
Provides enough light
To read a book.

15 comments:

Chet said...

Poor fireflies.

On the other hand, are they rechargeable?

bibliobibuli said...

No but they are biodegradable.

Sham said...

Let's leave them critters alone :) Already so few of them left. Have you guys ever done the river ride up Kuala Selangor to view the flashing fireflies? Quite a sight. Flicker flicker...

bibliobibuli said...

nice idea .. take a boat trip and sit and read on the river

Kak Teh said...

aaah, but can they keep us warm? it is so , so, so very cold here.

bibliobibuli said...

don't say that kak teh ... i'm coming back soon and i don't have warm shoes or a warm jacket and i can't find my gloves and woolly scarf ... my usual ploy is to borrow the family cat for warmth

The Great Swifty said...

Yo, check out this site! http://www.librarything.com

Anisah said...

Sharon and Kak Teh, I'm going to make you green with envy. I've got access to two lap cats, huge wooly ones. The fatter one sometimes cuddle on top of my tummy when I go to bed.

Reading on a boat with light from fireflies up the river in Kuala Selangor. Have you got tubes of mosquito repellent? Less we become sumptuous banquet for them lil blood suckers.

Sham, I think that's a great idea. I shall look forward to that when I'm next in Malaysia.

Little Ms D said...

sharon, i am home and safe! cherie drove well on the way back! we will meet soon!

bibliobibuli said...

swifty - haha - i already blogged about this site and have catalogued exactly two of my books so far

anisah - i will for sure be envious of your feline hot water bottles. hmmm hadn't though about the mosquitoes on the river ...

little miss d - relieved to hear that. cherie has driving skills i never knew existed. what an eloquent horn she has.

"Gabriel Garcia Marquez" said...

6 sticks of Dunhill may do the same thing

bibliobibuli said...

sorry marquez - not politically correct

Anonymous said...

What, these people never heard of torchlights ? :)

"Gabriel Garcia Marquez" said...

I'm an author, not a politician :-)

bibliobibuli said...

marquez - all power to him with the airbrush