Dispatches from the land of the exploding camel

When Mood Music
2005-06-26 22:48:00 awake

Just had an email in from my brother who is doing military things in Iraq. Among other things he says

It’s strangely enough quite a bit more relaxed than the last time I was here. Boiling my bum off is definately one way of describing what I’m up to. We have broken 50°C and it could get as hot as 60, which apparently is fookin warm!

For those of you who still lament the demise of the florin and guinea, 50°C = 122°F and 60°C = 140°F.

After some chat about an impending family event, he says

Anyway – basically I’m safe and well and enjoying being all healthy as we are eating well and we are decidely alcohol free…

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