Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Happy Nappers Should Take Pride

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Happy Nappers Should Take Pride

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Andrea

Davy

Columnist

andrea.davy@dailymercury.com.au

I HAVE a terrible guilty habit that I just cannot seem to avoid.

I am a real fan of naps.

I just love them.

A Saturday afternoon when I am off work is just not complete without a 20-minute lie down.

I think my nap style developed when I was travelling through Europe.

Late nights and early morning wake up calls in my teens led me to become a pro at sleeping on buses and planes.

Now I can completely knock myself out in about five minutes flat -- it's an art.

And I know that I am not the only one.

My mother, who competes at working cattle dog trials, says it's common to see competitors head to their camps for an afternoon doze.

They even have a code for it -- LLD, it stands for a Little Lie Down. …

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