My Favourite Cool Ideas on a Hot Day

OK, so summer might be coming soon – yay! At least, we’ve been slightly reminded in My Favourite Cool Ideas on a Hot DayLondon what hot days are during this week. I could barely remember that, as last year we did not even have the so-called ‘English summer’ at all.

Now, this new state of things might take a while to get used to. Finding proper summer clothes in the wardrobe and drawers to begin with – where were they? Well, this is not one of my favourite cool ideas on a hot day. Let’s leave it until I get some more time, and see if this weather actually holds for a while!

I know you are all quite cool. But, what do you normally do to keep even cooler on a hot day? This is what I do:

  • Bbq!!
    Yes! Barbeque and garden parties season is finally here. Well, I know that some people hold indoor barbies, ie, cooking under some sort of makeshift roof whilst the non-smokers remain inside.
  • Stay in the shade
    My first reaction is to keep in the shade and not to move for a long time, which is boring. So, I take walks in London parks like Hampstead Heath avoiding the sun.
  • Beer garden.
    You can also have some non-fermented fruit juice, right?
  • Salad and gazpacho days.
    I love eating lighter food, barbeque permitting, that is.
  • Reading
    I find fiction is more suited than marketing stuff on a hot day. I find it a lot harder to concentrate on heavier stuff in the summer time.

It seems that for some other people, creativity increases a lot. The video below was originally shot during a hot summer day in 1969 in a Super 8 cam. Really cool, well-thought out video. Watch it if you can!

Happy sunny days!

A Londoner from Afar

About A Londoner from Afar

Cheese & choc lover, marketer and linguist who would like to explore and share those aspects that still have the power to make her stay in the amazingly vibrant city of London after nearly 10 years.
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2 Responses to My Favourite Cool Ideas on a Hot Day

  1. Michelle Gillies says:

    Fun video! We broke all the records today for heat in Toronto area. 31C


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