Mother's column – playing the energy game


Christian Life


A woman using candles, socks and a blanket to keep warm, while saving on her energy bill. Photo ANP, Rob Engelaar

Small moments of happiness from childhood sometimes just pop up as warm memories. For instance, I recently thought how wonderful it was when my mother used to put our pyjamas over the heating while we were taking a bath. What a joy to be able to put on such a pre-heated nightgown, still a little shaky from drying off!