Hot March

20 Mar

At half past five when I went in everyone seemed tired. Shoulders stooped, heads down, and no-one ran for the flashing red man.

There was hardly any talk.

But when I came out at half past eight and it was nearly dark, glasses clinked, plates chinked and people laughed out loud.

4 Responses to “Hot March”

  1. Ariel March 20, 2008 at 7:26 pm #

    I guess you don’t want to know that it was 24 degrees in Melbourne … Personally, I’m pining for the heat.

  2. ThirdCat March 20, 2008 at 7:29 pm #

    whoops! didn’t mean to publish that! it’s supposed to just be in my saved file…actually, it’s quite nice and cool here now…

  3. Deborah March 20, 2008 at 8:45 pm #

    We moved to Adelaide at the start of the year. From New Zealand. We have been…. shocked.

    It’s so lovely tonight – cool, calm, even faintly moist.

    I have been writing about the extreme heat on my blog, but I think my e-friends back in the old country just don’t get it.

  4. Mikhela March 21, 2008 at 8:27 pm #

    ‘Half past eight and nearly dark’.

    Oh for the civilisation of daylight saving time.

    But at least the curtains aren’t fading.

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