"Well, there is only one piece of advice I can give you," said the wisest of wise men. "The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon."



('The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho)




Wednesday, September 03, 2008

To sleep, perchance to dream?

The irritating sound of snoring broke the silence of the night for the third time.
"You're snoring again," I hissed.
"I know I am, I'm awake," came the reply.
"You can't be awake if you're snoring," I objected.
"Yes I can, that was a recording," he said as he turned over and prepared to go back to sleeping and snoring again.


4 comments:

Jay said...

ROFL!!! At least you both have a sense of humour!

I've often woken myself up snoring, by the way, so I can know that I'm snoring and yet still be awake. I hate it. Nothing you can do, though, sadly.

Jennyta said...

That's amazing, Jay.

trousers said...

I'm the same as jay in that respect.

Although, once I was sharing a room on holiday, and one of my room-mates was talking to himself in his sleep. Except it turned out that he was asking me to stop snoring. I still thought he must be asleep, because as far as I was concerned I was awake and couldn't hear my snoring.

It was bizarre - it turned out I HAD been asleep and snoring, so perhaps I'd just been dreaming that I was awake?

Jennyta said...

It's getting complicated, Trousers!

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