Scorchio!

 This summer we have seen temperatures soaring across Europe. Today the UK had the hottest July day on record. The last time it was this hot was the summer of 2003. I remember this only too clearly because I was dealing with a newborn baby at the time. Newborn babies are hard enough work without…

Magicool

I bought a can of this for my daughter to take to school with her during this mini heatwave we’ve been having. She’s absolutely rubbish in the heat. We’ve had tears this week. Actual tears! Now, yes, I do realise children of today are incredibly spoilt and pampered… yes, yes I know you just had to…

Hot 

I’ve changed our bedding. The banished duvet has been replaced with crisp white sheets. This is because it’s suddenly summer. The heat. Oh god. The hot hot heat with all of its hotness. I defies belief that I ever lived quite happily in Africa… or the Middle East… like, the actual desert. Because I am…