The year has commenced with a scorching start! Today in Adelaide it will reach 42 degrees and will remain in the 40s most of the day, even until as late as 6pm!
How to stay cool
The hot weather can make some people very lethargic, others get uptight and agitated. In either case it’s not easy to work in such conditions. It’s important on these hot days to take measures to keep the fluids up and stay cool. Your health and wellbeing are integral to getting your work done. Dehydration and over heating is a very real threat to your heath and can result in cramps, heat exhaustion or even heatstroke. If you don’t have air conditioning in your home or office there are other methods to keep calm and remain cool and in control. SA Health has some good tips of dealing with extreme heat on days like these and you can find their Guide to coping and staying healthy in the heat online.
Here’s a tip I picked up while in Queensland – the Frozen Towel Technique:
On these days of extreme heat always remember to Keep Calm, Keep Cool
What techniques have you learned that are effective in keeping cool? Share them in the comments below.
Have you tweeted the Rundle Lantern yet?
Last week the Adelaide City Council, together with local innovation agency Fusion opened up the popular inner city car park to the public to use as their own digital canvas with the new Rundle Lantern Twitter project.
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The Advertiser, Sunday Mail, Messenger Newspapers and adelaidenow’s Shop in SA campaign aims to encourage South Australians to support SA businesses by shopping locally this Christmas.
This year Vintuitive is proud to join the Shop in SA team. See today’s Advertiser for your free coupon to receive a special from Vintuitive, along with 8 pages of coupons from other South Australian businesses. The digital version will be online Tuesday.
Think before you spend this Christmas
Adelaide Arcade, supporting SA businesses since 1885
Support the local businesses who support you
Photo by Amanda Slater CC By SA.
The Art Gallery of South Australia has joined Google’s art project website. The Google Art Project features high-resolution images of works from around the world, including from London’s Tate Modern and the White House in Washington. Now South Australia’s own Art Gallery is also on that list.
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Adelaide commuters will have access to free Wi-Fi on metro trams and 20 buses as part of a year-long trial. While the first bus with Wi-Fi is now in service the full trial won’t begin until January.
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