6.10am: Why doesn't someone stop that dog barking?
6.11am: Oh, it's my dog.
6.12am: Yell at dog (who is outside) from under bed covers.
6.15am: Yell at dog again through bathroom window.
6.30am: give up, get up, give dogs a biscuit, make cup of tea.
6.35am: check e-mail, blogs and Twitter
7.00am: look out of study window. Sun is up - looks rather nice out there....
7.10am: Get dressed, tell dogs they were right, it is too good a morning to stay in bed.
7.20am: Down at the river - decide this is the best part of the day, wonder how anyone can possibly sleep in on Sundays!