For quite some time, especially since the heart attack, my sleep pattern has been interrupted, such that I do one round of sleep, wake up, do things on the computer and then go back and do round two.
Apparently I’m not alone in this and I’m not sure if it is cheering to know other poor sods are doing this too but then Rossa’s mother came to the rescue:
For thousands of years, humans slept in two shifts. Should we do it again? Researchers believe that the practice of sleeping through the whole night didn’t really take hold until just a few hundred years ago.