Thursday, January 29, 2009

Down tools, go home

It's just past 4.30pm and we've been all urged to go home by the boss because the office air-conditioning has been struggling to pump out even a skerrick of cool breath on this miserably sweltering 43º C day. Hurrah!

It has been really uncomfortable, sweaty and, yes, unfortunately, smelly in the office. Yesterday, I twittered: "You know how your sweaty legs stick to vinyl car seats on really hot days? My brain feels like that." Today has been little different.

It does mean that I have to go out into the blistering heat and get on a stinking hot tram... Booh! But that's if the trams are running and the tracks haven't buckled. From what I've read, though, it's the trains that have been affected that way – so far 198 trains canceled today!

Well, the boss has turned out the lights to get us out of the office and go home. Can't say I can argue with that!

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At January 29, 2009 5:50 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So... your boss is probably considering it an unsafe environment.

So trains and trams are providing an unsafe environment to millions. Could THAT be a way of taking those responsible to court?


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