Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Our Summer Survival Strategies

It's that time of the year when Summer envelopes us in its scorching embrace. 
It's a heat that lingers even when the sun goes down.
Even the grass is hot and laundry hung out on the line is dry within 2 hours.
There you have it. The Aussie Summer.

How do we do to keep cool?
We go to air-conditioned shopping malls.
We hop into the refreshing waters of swimming pools.
We keep the air-conditioning on the entire time at home.
We head out to a shady park when we feel cabin fever settling in.
We have cold meals and drinks.

And when we feel guilty about keeping the air-conditioning on all day for two days in a row ...

We lay on the floor tiles right underneath the fan set on the highest speed possible and be entertained by our mobile devices.

A cheaper alternative compared to spending the day at the mall.

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