We’re suffering from a heatwave, and have had hardly a drop of rain in weeks. A sweating neighbour Jan arrived on my stoep.
“What are you drinking, Townie? It’s too hot for coffee!”
“Iced tea,” I replied.
“Very American,” he responded, “but I’ll try some.”
He took a sip, and said it wasn’t bad, but he’d prefer an ice-cold beer.
“It’s too early for that, Jan,” I chuckled. “Drink up and enjoy!”
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26 January 2018