… I always work outside in full clothing [long-sleeved shirt & long pants] plus a hat.
“Heat Resistant” Clothing
But only, if work is absolutely unavoidable! 😉 This picture here is not too recent , and it was taken in April. But even in our present summer heat wave I wear exactly the same clothing, as it cools once it has got wet from sweating – and that takes minutes only – and as it also prevents sunburn, which – at about 30 degrees latitude – is a real danger.
More about this picture and the action “around it” [I’m redoing our lawn] in a later posting.
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August 13, 2013 in (everyday) life, Climate, clothing [appropriate], heat, House (old) & Garden, lawn, Pictures, weather & climate
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