Silly o’clock

It is silly o’clock in the morning and I cannot sleep.   I have been awake since five o’clock when the bedside radio ‘magically’ switched itself on.   Since then I have closed my eyes – but sleep will not find me.   I thought writing might help, soothe my soul which is clearly not…

Putting the fun in dysfunctional…

Well here I am… 1:30 am in one of the most loveliest places on Earth and I cannot sleep! I am not sure why The heat…? A well meaning but misguided phone call? Hormones…? Hunger…? When I was younger and I could not sleep, I would climb out of my cabin bed and go to…

Counting sheep

According to Wikepedia: Counting sheep is a mental exercise used in some cultures as a means of lulling oneself to sleep. In most depictions of the activity, the practitioner envisions an endless series of identical white sheep jumping over a fence, while counting them as they do so. The idea, presumably, is to induce boredom…