London Olympics horror story: no ice cubes
ONLY 157 Day left until the London Olympics and the news media is seeking out horror stories. Today, the Times links the drought in the south to Olympics hell:
A hosepipe ban is looming for millions of households as critically low rainfall has plunged southeast England into drought.
Families in affected areas were urged yesterday to conserve water by taking showers instead of baths, installing dual flush toilets and washing fruit and vegetables in bowls.
Which leads to:
The worst drought to hit the country in more than 30 years has triggered fears about how to cope with the expected 10 per cent spike in demand as a result of the London Olympics.
Let them drink Coke! And wash in it, too…