It's still very hot here in Tokyo.
We hope the cool weather will be on the way soon.
Our phrase today is speaking from experience.
This means to talk about something you've had experience with, so are able to give a meaningful viewpoint.
I lived in Dallas Texas for several years, so speaking from experience, I can tell you, they love their football team.
My grandfather, who lived in East Germany, is speaking from experience when he tells you, Australia is looking more and more like a authoritarian nation.