Power utility Eskom on Wednesday called on consumers to switch off geysers, pool pumps and all non-e.
Off we went to Summer Place to hang with the rich and famous, like sexy Marilyn Monroe- lookalike Rachel Tambo in purple - sans her eclectic sister-in-law Tselane.
Once again it was the Serendipitea, you know the lunch that is sponsored by Absa in aid of Hospice Witwatersrand in Hyde Park.
The amazing Jolene Martin and Sizwe Dhlomo did a sterling job, he in Carducci and she in some floral number we'd like to have.
Of course, as usual the place was packed with celebrities like Candice Moodley who told us she had just popped her third child.