I was having trouble sleeping last night and I tossed and turned well into the night.
Our local town hall has a clock which strikes on the hour and also strikes just once on the half hour.
During one of my more awake moments I heard the clock strike once, but I could not tell what time it was.
Half an hour later it struck once again, but I still could not tell what time it was.
Finally, half an hour later it struck once again and I knew what the time was.
What time was it?