Without looking down on anyone .. will like to make a pointKim OHara wrote: ↑Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:46 amMount Isa is dry country - very low humidity - which helps.
And country people have always stretched the truth a bit when it gave them a chance to talk down to city people. (Not that the temperatures were exaggerated, but he might not have been quite as comfortable as he said he was.)
But yeah ...
Intellectual work requires one to be cooler .. a person like me who is comfortable wearing a thin sweater at 5 C (I am porky and that helps) is still able to walk 3 miles with a 3-4 kilo bag at 40 C heat and not collapse.
But .. if asked to write a post here after walking through 30 C heat .. I cannot ..
Perhaps his work does not require lot of mental effort whereas for city folk .. they have to present an argument to the judge or type a meaningful letter .. something that needs one to be cool and calm