|Loki - making sure everything is to standard.|
Then, the lights started flickering... and dance parties aren't really my thing... So, the house is currently being rewired!
No need to mention the lack of any discernable budget for a major electrical job.
The interesting upside from the experience (which isn't over yet) is gaining an understanding of the impact of electric light on the way we live our lives. There are so many evening activities that are nearly impossible (or at best you do a lousy job) when you do them by candle light - washing dishes for instance! Even knitting can be a challenge if you can't see what you're doing.