Good way to think about it! We should embrace the opportunity to be a bit more 'off grid' now and then, probably healthier in many ways - too great a reliance on the social media (*whispered*)!!
Have sent my mum's sewing machine off for fixing but discovered the clues to what was faulty I wrote when I boxed it up 18+ months ago just after. Sheared off screw housing pieces included.... Not holding out much hope but we'll see!