Friday, December 18, 2009

Cooling Tip for events during a long summer

Although we've had a reprieve from the hellish heat of a couple of weeks ago, it's still warm. Particularly at inside events where there's no air-conditioning or fans and that have limited windows to let the breeze through.

But I've discovered a useful tip to aid in such situations and I'm about to share it with you to apologise for not being a good, regular blogger.

Aren't I kind?

Are you ready?


Look around the audience or congregation and sit next to a post-menopausal woman. As the room heats, she will begin fanning herself. And although she may not actually be fanning you, there's enough air moving in the general vicinity to make life a little more bearable.

And, of course, if you have lots of post-menopausal friends, you may be in the enviable situation of finding a seat between two post-menopausal women who will both start fanning themselves.

And the chance that life gets any better than that?

... Approximately None!


Hippomanic Jen said...

And just waiting for my Mum's comment. 10, 9, 8...

Femina said...

Nice to see you back... although I guess only briefly since this is a busy time of year, church-wise - as I know only too well!

My friends are mostly perimenopausal so not quite at the hot flush stage yet. Looks like I'll have to suffer for a couple more years. ;)

Swift Jan said...

OOOh good tip! Thanks!!!
( I am so thankful my church has air con)

Givinya De Elba said...

I chuckeld, had to wonder if I can't fan MYSELF?

Hippomanic Jen said...

Well, of course you CAN. What I'm saying is that you wouldn't feel that you NEEDED to if you were sitting beside someone who was already stirring the air.

Crazy Sister said...

You're terrible!

Then again, post-menopausal church ladies are the sorts of lovely dears who probably wouldn't mind fanning for two, and may get a chuckle out of it.