Tag: jetlag

The Finnish connection

I'm writing this approximately one hour out of Seoul, at the end of a pleasant but very sleepless flight from Helsinki. I know from experience that today is going to suck donkey balls from a jet-lag perspective, so it's going to be caffeine and excitement all the way. We flew via Helsinki and I have ...

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In a state of flux…

I flew back from Miami (which was fantastic - already planning a return to South Beach) overnight last Friday night  Saturday morning. Via New York. And ever since, I've been suffering with a combination of jet lag and pretty intense insomnia. Yes, my old friend is back. The most sleep I had was last night, ...

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Jetlag optimism

I was indeed optimistic yesterday when I thought I was over my post-Japan jet lag already. After falling asleep at 9pm on the night of arrival back in London (over 24 hours since waking up in Tokyo!), I slept for a solid 9 hours and woke up yesterday morning, refreshed and ready for action. Or “ironing”, as ...

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Post-holiday blues

We flew back from Tokyo yesterday and I’m really feeling it today. Not the jetlag - I managed to stay awake until a reasonable time last night, then slept right through to 6am. So I’m feeling pretty awake and ‘switched on’. No. It’s more of a psychological post-holiday come down. I’m missing Japan…big time. But ...