After An 8-Hour Sleep

After An 8-Hour Sleep
Image: Looney Tunes

At last it’s Saturday. It’s reasonably early, I’ve already eaten, and am now contemplating the ritual that is the shaving of my head. The day ahead lies misty and unknown in my mind, but outside it’s fresh, bright and very autumnal.


Amazing the difference in outlook that a decent bit of sleep promotes.

I went to bed very early last night. The week that had just gone by took it out of me—too many enforced late nights and stress added up to a touch of exhaustion—but that wasn’t before I completed some work for Gail’s photography website. Some gallery changes and file management was all that was needed, but I really could have done without  having to sit at the computer at all since that’s how I pay the mortgage.

Today I have much to do but I got an 8 hour sleep so have an abundance of energy coursing through me. Hopefully that will last through to this evening and not come to a halt in a large, rigid reservoir of stagnant thought.

I’ve got a lot of chores to get through and have to start wrapping up my October GDR, put the final touches to my NaNoWriMo preparation, and get everything back to how it should be elsewhere. I’m hoping for a fun-filled and easy day. I’m gong to have to accept that BACCARA BURNING isn’t getting done this month.

In other news, if you thought the sport of Cricket couldn’t get any more boring, the English Cricket world has gone one further by proving it severely lacks a sense of humour. The Australian Cricket Team beamed a message onto Big Ben reminding the England Cricket team not to forget the Urn when they play for the Ashes next month. It’s funny, harmless but now the English are saying enough is enough and threatening to fine them and all sorts of ridiculous things. Way to go, lads! More here.


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About Colin Galbraith

Keen runner, thriller author, Madness fan, Mets fan, St Mirren fan/owner, rabbit tamer, outstanding fake faller. Loves cannolis & espressos. #LFGM
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