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Dead of night

13°C, very still What a terrible night′s sleep. It’ll be over soon. I found myself listening to the night. Distant motorcycles screamed up the A road. Closer by, an owl- but not  one I recognised, only a solitary hoot- a … Continue reading

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Dual sleep

8°C, light clouds & windy It’s 02:00 in the morning & my late wake reminds me of a BBC feature on the Myth Of The Eight Hour Sleep. The idea is that in reality, we have phases of sleep- Deep … Continue reading

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4°C, FOG, thick too. Suddenly wake from a dream: I am driving anxiously toward a petrol station, the fuel gauge needle is on “E” hard. Rolling uphill towards the yellow sign of a Shell garage, the road opens into two … Continue reading

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