Our kitchen lighting needs sorting out as well, at the moment I've got
a 3' fluors tucked alongside a beam above the kitchen sink,then a 20w
12v Dichroic over the hob, and 2x golfball low energy lights over the
The reason there isn't more lighting is that the ceiling has semi
exposed floor joists and there is no space to insert downlights.
Anyway just to say that the golfball LE lights are really excellent
for reading/working, they take a couple of minutes to get fully bright
but at 8W they are as bright as 60W lamps and I would recommend them.
They are in a simple pendant fitting with white glass shades that hang
down 2' 6" above the table. Lamps 2-4-1 from Tesco.