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Catching some shut eye


Sleep means different things to different people. There is a lot more to the science of sleep than the oft-discussed night owl vs. morning bird. When there is an infant in the house, the baby typically cries each time you put … Continue reading

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Afternoon couch nappers


It is late afternoon. And in the tropics it means that the sun is blazing away mercilessly. It is that time of the day when the trees hunch their shoulders waiting for a breeze to lift their spirits, when the … Continue reading

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Unexpected visitor


The afternoon heat is stifling. All the fans are churning out hot air, in varying degrees of aggravation. The aircon isĀ  lifeless. The leaves are still, glistening in the sun. The few pigeons that are sitting on the ledges of … Continue reading

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