You could sit in a bath with ice-cubes perhaps, or buy one of those little hand electric fans and duct tape it to your head, honestly I have seen that somewhere,or you could watch a documentary on George Bush or something akin to that, that is certainly going to cool things down. I have the opposite problem I am brrrr cold. Maybe we could swap houses for a week like that tv show 'Swapping Houses'.
Aw Ripple that looks wonderful! 9.18am and OMG even hotter than yesterday, am scared I'm going to get an electric shock touching the keyboard as the sweat is pouring. I look like I'm enetering a wet t-shirt competition and it's all unintentional! The people who bought my bed and couch just came to fetch it. People who bought my table are on the way. My house is emptying out. Wednesday morning we leave for good. Now in this opressing heat, I'm sorting through the last of the crap and chucking chucking chucking and melting while I do it.
Try isopropol (rubbing) alcohol on the skin. It evaporates quickly (more quickly than water or sweat) and takes the heat with it. May dry out your skin a little though. And don't breathe too much of it.
It's like 100 degrees again. This is getting ridiculous. NO real rain since.....when? I don't remember. The grass is crunching under-foot. The chickens are panting. I filled up 4 water troughs for the cows and my...