That night has happened to be unusually hot. The stale air in Rose's old room at Jackie's felt nearly unbearable, even with the windows in her room wide open.
It was not that much about the heat or the subsequent difficulty to concentrate on anything.
Rose believed having chosen to spend time with Mum – at least until the heat subsided - was going to make things easier to bear for both of them,
as even her current working place has closed down temporarily because of the unusual weather conditions.
Few people had expected the uncommonly high temperature to have had such a drastic effect on the majority of technical devices. Jackie Tyler's microwave oven happened to be one of these.
It took a good half an hour for Rose to calm her mother down.
"I do distinctly remember this very microwave had been upgraded by your precious-"
"Shut up, Mum. It's not the Doctor's fault you have very likely mixed up the settings again. The blue button slows down the warming-up, not-"
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