So I'm off to film today for an educational DVD. It's a bunch of talking head stuff today, and as I'm to be there between 9 and 9:30, that means I need enough time to get up and get my head going (I'm one of those people who's a bit slow in the morning), so the alarm went off at 6:50am, with a planned departure time of 8:30am (it's currently twenty-to-eight) due to the morning traffic and me taking the longer (yet less speed restricted) back route into Hereford city.
Anyway, point being - or problem being - is that every time I have to be up earlier to shoot something, while I obviously get up and get going, I often find I get a shit night's kip beforehand. For instance, last night it took me till 1:30am to get to sleep, then I was up again at 3am with nature on the dog & bone, then back to kip to get up just under four hours later ... ultimately I think I got something like five and a half hours of decent-enough sleep, but I guess the point of this morning's post is that I'm one of those people who really needs their kip - or at least really likes their sleep.
Mind you, I've done twenty hour days with less than what I got last night, so it's far from a possibility, I guess my key point is - how come whenever I need to be up for shooting, do I always end up getting a rubbish night's kip?
Still - the night after shooting I usually always get a great night's kip, so that makes up for my body's refusal to do so the previous night...