In which I am a bad influence on those around me

Moving to Calcutta has done nothing to improve the situation referred to here. Not only have my sleeping hours crept further into the morning (I went to bed at 10am yesterday), but I have proved a corruptive force, converting my unfortunate flatmate to similar antisocial nightowlery.

A conversation (on GTalk because she’s in the other room) from about 10 minutes ago, at 5:30 –

Sups: so i have decided not to sleep
i’ll pfaff until 6, make some really strong tea, and … not sleep

Aishwarya: I’m not sure either of us has a choice
yes, this is a good plan

Sups: what shall i do to stave off sleep for the rest of the day?

Aishwarya: filter coffee?

Sups: morning walk.
then. cooking.

Aishwarya: or. actually. tell you what.

Sups: then. bath.

Aishwarya: when we are sleepy
one of us can sleep

Sups: and filter coffee

Aishwarya: while the other stands guard

Sups: maybe an afternoon nap.

Aishwarya: and wakes them up after a couple of hours
yes!
this will work. I think.

Sups: lolgaurd
ya, i like this idea
the bottomline being
at 5pm we should be awake tomorrow
today

Aishwarya: yes
only 11.5 hours to go!

Sups: of which we can spend at least TWO APIECE asleep

Well at least there is filter coffee.

9 Comments to “In which I am a bad influence on those around me”

  1. Yes. Also bad and dangerous to know. Witness my influence upon poor Supriya, who was once quite civilised in her habits.

  2. Whats the point of standing guard while the other one sleeps? Wouldn’t that make you sleepy also?? What a mad plan.

  3. Poor Sups. Does not sleeping make her chattier?

  4. But why are you not allowed to sleep? So sad. =(

  5. Szerelem – Well if we both allowed ourselves to fall asleep we might not wake up in time for our many important appointments.

    ??! – It makes her rather inclined to laugh hysterically, but that’s about it. Occasionally she breaks into song and dance routines, but I think that’s just normal.

    Srin – We’re allowed to sleep. Technically. We just don’t.

  6. Okay, unlike others here who are busy calling you mad and all that jazz, I’m here to congratulate you and er, if possible, also, give a high five.
    I went to bed at 11 am this morning and woke up 5 pm. I’m proud of myself and glad to find out that there are equally talented people out there. :P

  7. gud one.. :)

  8. My sympathies from a fellow fucked-up-sleeping-patterns person. worst thing is, i don’t even need coffee. just the frigging computer.

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