Yesterday I swooned on the sofa all day, watching a patch of
Today I need to think of something else to do. I would quite like to be cryogenically frozen - or fall into a crevice inside a glacier. But probably I'll just lie on the floor and watch movies. Think I'll start with Fargo, or maybe Twilight of the Ice Nymphs.
The stupid evil bureau of meterology say it's going to hit 43 today. Also their radar is broken, it seems - there MUST be a big cold wet storm coming. Where is it? Where?
Poor hairy Basil just lies there, suffering. I laid a row of frozen ice packs on the floor and draped a towel over them then draped the cat on top of the pile, he seemed to enjoy that for a few minutes.
Pavlov's Cat is murmuring something about the third consecutive day over 40 in Adelaide; perhap God is still punishing them for the Festival poster featuring the Virgin playing a piano accordion. She also posts the recipe for a hot day drink which sounds delicious, but there's no way I'm going out to get Buderim ginger cordial. Here's an alternate rescue drink concoction - what do you drink on hot days?
put ice cubes into a tumbler
pour over: a splash of lemon cordial (Bickford's is best)
chilled black coffee
Skoll. You can drink this in the afternoon without fear of disturbing your night's rest: there is no caffeine in cold coffee (same as there are no calories in food you didn't order yourself.)