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…