A Simple Soul....31st October, 2019

BULBS: Why are there so many types of electric bulbs these days? It seems every time I buy a new electrical item that requires a bulb, it’s a different size with a different fitting. We have the standard bulb with large bayonet, a standard bulb with a small bayonet then there are candle bulbs with a standard bayonet, small bayonet, large screw-in and small screw-in. The same goes for the globe type of bulb - standard and small bayonet, large screw-in and small screw-in. It’s sod’s law that when a bulb blows, despite having a cupboard full of the things, you don’t have the one you want. It was much easier when we had candles.

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