Frisky Border Collies and Cornish Byres

A Dippy-Dotty Girl's Travel Tales

The weekend has started on a very yellow note, very early in the morning. Getting up at 4am and witnessing dawn is Early for me. My father would faint (with delight) if he saw such changes in a daughter who has always nursed a penchant for sleeping like Kumbhakarna. Who might you ask, with that frown? K is a rakshasa straight out of the Indian epic Ramayana. If you have not heard of it, it is a saga that runs through the ream of bedtime stories reserved for every Indian child. A rakshasa is a man-eater. What I have in common with K, I am relieved to say, is just a passion for sleep. He used to shut eye for 6 months at a stretch – nothing could rouse him and the legend will have you know that his snores could send tremors through the belly of the earth. When he did wake up, K would…

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