The following tips I have gathered from friends, well-whishers and experts on how to live through the warm days of the present summer season:
l Proceed to Mahableshwar by the first available luxury air-condditioned bus and spend
a month there.
l Install an air-conditioner is the house and stay at home.
l Tell your boss to air-condition the office, or, if the office is already air-conditioned,
ask the boss to keep the cooling system on even when he is not present in the office.
l Have two bottled of shilled beer with lunch.
Buy a boat and go sailing. Or ask Hiro Shorff to hire a boat and take you sailing.
l Become a member of the Breach Candy Swimming pool (this applies to foreigners
l Don't read weather reports.
l Read weather reports of places that are warmer than Bombay.
l Install a swimming-pool in your house (this does not apply to foreigners who can use
the Breach Candy pool).
Move into a five-star hotel.
Wait for June and the rains.
Have a summer crop from Raoul Miranda.
Have a siesta evey afternoon, between 1 p.m. and 4.30 p.m.
Go to The Resort, Marve, for the next three weekends.
Pray for rains.
Get a job in an ice factory.
Stop dicussing the weather. And make a resolution not to say more than twice in one day: "It's stinking hot."
Think positive. Think: The warmer the weather, the better the mango crop.
Buy a Kelvinator refrigerator. It ‘s the coolest.