No Fun in the Sun

28 Jul

The weather is unbelievably hot at the moment and, apart from an almighty downpour this morning, there really doesn’t seem to be any let up. Even though the rain has come down finally, it is still very humid and I have the rotating fan on as I write this.

I have just check the weather forecast today and from tomorrow it looks like the hot weather will return and we will be back to more 30-plus degree days.

I don’t mind the heat so much when I’m sat under an umbrella with a cocktail but at the moment we are in the process of moving and moving furniture is not ideal in this weather. However, it is better that the weather is hot rather than rain while we move. Soggy cardboard moving boxes would be a lot worse.

For a bit of fun, I decided to make a couple of lists about things I don’t want to do and can’t do in this weather.

Things I don’t want to do when the weather is this hot:

  1. Use a hair dryer
  2. Use public transport (especially at rush hour)
  3. Wear make-up
  4. Exercise
  5. Move flat
  6. Get into the car (it’s about 100 degrees inside)
  7. Eat a lot – this is perhaps a positive!
  8. Wear formal clothes
  9. Exist

Things I can’t do in when the weather is this hot:

  1. Sleep
  2. Keep insects out of the flat because the windows are constantly open
  3. Think properly
  4. Eat ice-cream because it melts down my arm
  5. Go outside for more than 10 minutes without burning
  6. Keep my hair straight because of the humidity
  7. Enjoy a nice bath
  8. Find my sunglasses – I will probably find them once the weather turns!

What are the things that you don’t want to do or can’t do in this weather? Let me know.

I’m off to enjoy a nice cold beer because it’s important to stay hydrated and cool in this weather.

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3 Responses to “No Fun in the Sun”

  1. Confuzzled Bev July 28, 2018 at 10:13 am #

    Obviously you eat your ice cream too slowly 😉

    I had to go into the office in Mannheim on Tuesday and it was 37°C there. And I thought 34°C in Basel was bad! And inside our building is worse because it has corrugated iron all over the outside so it’s a proper heat trap. I had forgotten how bad it gets there in summer… so glad I get to work from my slightly cooler flat most days!

    • ourgirlinzurich July 28, 2018 at 3:20 pm #

      37 degrees??? No thank you! You’d have to eat an ice cream in a nanosecond there 😉

  2. Random Repeat July 29, 2018 at 2:34 pm #

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