There was not much to do in this heat without aircondition, only sitting on the terrace with a ventilator. Even for the cats it was too hot, they preferred to stay in the dark house. I had closed all shutters and had left the windows open only a little bit, to keep the heat out, as they do in Italy.
2. The next day we decided to go to the lake. At least there the heat was bearable, because of the breeze.
The lake was blue and I saw little round fake islands on one part of the lake. I don't know for what they are, Nicole thinks they are for divers. We choose a nice place close to the water and installed our chairs and umbrellas. As it was windy my umbrella suddenly had wings and flew away. It must have been very amusing (for the others) to see me running behind my red umbrella.
3. Then it was time for lunch. We wanted to eat the nice hamburger as last week, but the restaurant was closed and they had opened only because it was like in summer. Normally at this time of the year they only open on weekends and the snack bar underneath, had already been dismantled. Nobody had thought that we would have the hottest day mid September ever since the weather station exists ! The thermometer climbed until 32° or more ! So we had to eat what they had, which meant pizza or "croque Monsieur" which is a toast with ham and cheese and salad.
Charlie ate the salad and was a bit disappointed that there were no hamburger in sight.
After lunch Nicole wanted to bath Charlie. So she put shampoo on his back and scrubbed, then she pushed him into the water to rinse himself, but he was not very cooperative !
Now that her feet were already wet, and the water felt so nice she walked a little further
and here is the result ! The ground was full of pebbles which hurt her feet and she fell fully dressed in the lake. Charlie's expression only confirmed what he thought of his mistress, that she was slightly crazy ! Of course people of the whole beach who watched us, laughed ! And I hadn't even filmed this scene on purpose, I wanted to film Charlie who swam to rinse his back. That she fell I didn't even notice only when I watched the video later ! Now I also understood why people laughed so much.
4. We should have stayed there over night, because the next day was as warm as the day before ! I retired with computer and ventilator on our terrace and didn't move anymore. Suddenly after lunch
Charlie's big head was on my lap, in Nicole's apartment and terrace it was so hot that she and Charlie had escaped and kept me company ! Mr. G. joined us and we had a real nice afternoon. I even found some ice cream in the freezer.
5. The classroom of our painting course was a real sauna, even at 9 am ! We finally asked that they opened the windows, because usually they are locked as there had been some burglaries.
We are preparing our exhibition for October and I had made the poster
This will hang in whole Waterloo and certainly appear on Facebook. We had a nice morning nearly everybody had seen the video with Nicole's fall and everybody made fun of her !
Today it's a bit cooler and as usual it will rain during the weekend, which is sad for working people, I personally don't care.
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