Tag Archives: Sleep

Careful Whisper

We must whisper. Speaking too loudly will spoil things. Softly, softly speakee hopefully. No comma before ‘hopefully’ thus it is an adjective. I am feeling hopeful. I am not feeling hopeful about my sleep patterns returning to normal any time … Continue reading

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Night And Day

There is an opposite to awake. Theoretically this awake-o-opposite occurs during darkness when the planet has done so much spinning that the sun won’t look at it for a few hours in protest. Theoretically. In my world the opposite to … Continue reading

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Kind Of Blue

Woke up this morning. Duh duh duh duh duuuh. My neck fucking hurt. Duh duh duh duh duuuuh. Went back to sleep this morning. Duh ditto ditto duuh. Hurtedy hurty hurt hurt. Thus went this morning’s blues. It’s scary when … Continue reading

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Lift My Head, I’m Still Yawning

My addiction to sleep is just getting silly. It really is – my nightgown has turned into a bowl of custard plus I dream of Jeannie and I’ve never even met her (nor do I believe in people living inside … Continue reading

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Dream Variations

Sleep engulfs me, a cloak of shroudy dumb-ass numbness topped off with a suggestion of sinusitis increasing the sense that wakefulness is somewhat unappetising. This is a radio day, a coffee going cold on the bedside cabinet day, a never … Continue reading

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Root And Branch

Yesterday was good. I drove my son and I up to spend some time with my mum just ahead of my boy heading for Manchester to begin his Master’s degree. It’s become harder in recent years to get us all … Continue reading

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As Though Of Hemlock…

I’m the King of Asleep. Duvets bow down in reverence, pillows plump themselves up extra plumpy just to please me. I make the greatest snoozy snoring noises through my nose parts. I never dribble on the sheets, unless I do … Continue reading

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