Wednesday, February 18, 2004
If it wasn't for the extreme heat it would be like living in Brisbane. We had a thunderstorm last night - the 2nd time so far this year we have had any rain, and the first time I can remember in ages that we have had thunder. Normally we only get a thunderstorm in winter, and even then it is rare. The weather is a little cooler today. Currently it is 35.8 degrees, and the maximum was 39.5 at noon. The minimum was 26 degrees. The night before the minimum was almost 28 degrees!
The day before it was also around 39 degrees and quite humid, and I decided it would be a good idea to walk home from Quattro Motors, which takes 30 minutes, after taking my car around for a service! I changed my shirt 3 times that day. My mother phoned me and told me I was not to walk back to Quattro in that heat... and I did listen to her!! The airconditioned taxi ride was much more civilised.
I'm off work this week with my sister's wedding coming up. It's great having house guests (from tomorrow) - the house is the cleanest and tidiest it has ever been!! :P The study still has a way to go, though I finally found the inspiration to sort out the last of the boxes that has been lying around since we moved here over a year ago.
I had hoped to get a lot of studying done over the past 3 days before house guests arrive, but it hasn't happened. I have done some, just not enough as I would have liked. Despite the heat I have spent a good part of each morning just trying to catch up on my sleep!! I do feel a lot better for finally getting a decent amount of sleep each day. I sleep a lot better during the day - no snoring!! :P
We have a friend coming over for dinner tonight; hopefully later in the evening I will be able to do a little more studying and maybe even clean up the study. I have the morning free tomorrow before my brothers arrive, though I think I will need to head out to Jandakot to hand an assignment in, since I will be missing my classes this Saturday with my sister's wedding.