23 November, 2009
a poor man's way of surviving the heat
Yesterday was indeed a very hot day, as predicted. Unfortunately, I couldn't stay in an air conditioned room for the morning until 2.30pm.
Unfortunately, the poor Antony was badly bitten by either mosquitoes or sandflies (or whatever flying insects that bites and sucks blood). (According to Wikipedia, sandfly is also known as horse flies in the States.) Unfortunately, I am always the one getting bitten by insects. This is a quick photo of my arm. The photo was taken yesterday by Laurent using my iPhone 3G. To avoid getting more bites, I had to cover myself up with long sleeves. The heat certainly did not help the skin redness.
That was right, in a 40°C hot day, I was wearing long sleeves.
The New South Wales Postcard Collectors Society Inc had a postcard fair at the Imar Hall in Croydon, and I had to be there from 7am with Laurent. (Just for the reference, I am not interested in postcards, nor a collector.)
Usually, I bring my MacBook Pro there, so I don't get bored there. However, I decided not to bring the laptop yesterday. Instead, I brought my PSP there with newly bought Tetris game on it.
The main reason I carried my PSP there was to tease a young boy. That boy sometimes plays his (cheapish) portable music player there or uses his mobile phone to play some sort of kids music pretty loud there. It seems to me that boy does not appreciate the value of an iPhone, hence, a portable gaming device would have a better effect on teasing him, in my honest opinion.
Well, back to the main topic, this device is the survival tool for a poor man like Antony in a hot day:
(to Don: Antony is poor and the arm is black.)
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Posted by Antony on 23 November 2009 11:03 PM |
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