My entry for Saturday morning seems so vacuous and trite for the events that then transpired in the Melbourne environs that day. We submerged ourselves in retailing and watching the outside temperature rise and rise. At three o clock as the temperature peaked at 46 degrees the store was busy with standing room only although the streetscape was like "On the Beach" ... one suspects that people were happy to hide in our dark airconditioned spaces and listen to music and watch movies rather than stay at home watching the news as it unfolded.

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