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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Release Date: 07/11/2019

The King of the Mountains is a Story That Will Help You Sleep show art The King of the Mountains is a Story That Will Help You Sleep

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

More tales of the wicked bandit ‘King’ of the mountain. A lot of parochial attitudes to women, and a lot of unlikeable people abound in this episode. But will you still be awake when we reach the moment the narrator is struck by a beautiful woman? probably not. Story (07:31) New Merch Store!! I’ve partnered with TeePublic to setup a new merch store. But because I’m no visual artist I’m taking advantage of a great TeePublic feature that allows me to share the works of other creators; expose them to my audience, allow their work to be purchased, and receive a small cut myself. Check...

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Asleep on the Wings of Time with H.G. Wells show art Asleep on the Wings of Time with H.G. Wells

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Our protagonist is learning more about our future and makes a slightly upsetting discovery about the future of humanity, as his sleep is disturbed. But yours won’t be. Story (06:43) New Merch Store!! I’ve partnered with TeePublic to setup a new merch store. But because I’m no visual artist I’m taking advantage of a great TeePublic feature that allows me to share the works of other creators; expose them to my audience, allow their work to be purchased, and receive a small cut myself. Check out the storefront at or go directly to or . I’d also like to issue a call. Any listeners with...

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Bedtime tales from History – Woman’s Work in Music show art Bedtime tales from History – Woman’s Work in Music

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Apparently through most of the renaissance a woman’s place was to support her husband. But it’s still quite interesting to see how the relationships of composers worked out, but not interesting enough to keep sleep away. Story (07:21) New Merch Store!! I’ve partnered with TeePublic to setup a new merch store. But because I’m no visual artist I’m taking advantage of a great TeePublic feature that allows me to share the works of other creators; expose them to my audience, allow their work to be purchased, and receive a small cut myself. Check out the storefront at or go directly to ...

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A Sleepy Mail Spectacular! show art A Sleepy Mail Spectacular!

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Your insomnia will be challenged by tonight’s bedtime readings and we have not one, but two tomes about the operation of a mail service. Details of the day to day process of running a post office in Canada, and  proposal for an international mail service for Britain. One thing’s for sure is this won’t be keeping you awake tonight. Story (07:39) Find General Instructions for the Guidance of Post Office Inspectors in the Dominion of Canada by Alexander Campbell And A General Plan for a Mail Communication by Steam, Between Great Britain and the Eastern and Western Parts of the World...

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Get Some Sleep as we prepare for The Last Man show art Get Some Sleep as we prepare for The Last Man

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Not too much happens in this episode, so I’m sure you won’t have any trouble sleeping. Apparently this is an apocalyptic novel, but so far it’s just social manoeuvring. Of course that works out for the best. Story (07:18) Find The Last Man by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If you’re enjoying...

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You won’t be too scared to sleep! –The Book of Halloween show art You won’t be too scared to sleep! –The Book of Halloween

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Be warned, this episode about the history of Halloween gets a bit dark, bit I don’t think it’s anything too disturbing. You’ll be fast asleep as stories of the Sidhe and Christianity overwriting ancient harvest celebrations and the like wash over you in soporific detail. Story (07:21) Find The Book of Hallowe'en by Ruth Edna Kelley Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including...

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A Few Night’s Sleep in a Stately House – 139 – Pride and Prejudice show art A Few Night’s Sleep in a Stately House – 139 – Pride and Prejudice

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

A lot of sleep happens in this episode as Jane Bennet catches a cold. Also a lot of real Mean Girls stuff going on. But hopefully you’re asleep before we get to the real annoying people. Story (06:49) Find Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If you’re enjoying Sleepy Time Tales and would like to...

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Sleep Lies in the Hills – 138 – The Hill of Adventure show art Sleep Lies in the Hills – 138 – The Hill of Adventure

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Things were getting exciting when last we left this sleepy story, but life has settled down for our protagonists as they get to know their neighbours. This tale will for sure cure your insomnia as we start to get a few hints about the truth of their trip. Story (07:11) Find The Hill of Adventure by Cornelia Meigs Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and...

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Evolve the Ability to Sleep – 137 – On the Origin of Species… show art Evolve the Ability to Sleep – 137 – On the Origin of Species…

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Sleep is important on an evolutionary scale, but it’s a struggle for us in the year of 2021. Maybe the writings and musings of Charles Darwin can help, as we learn the basis for his philosophy, and how he was nearly beaten to publication! Story (07:20) Find On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron...

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Sleepy Time Stories get sad – 136 – Little Women, Part 04 show art Sleepy Time Stories get sad – 136 – Little Women, Part 04

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

While most Little Women readings have been funny and charming, things take a serious turn in tonight’s bedtime story. All ends well, despite some close calls, love wins out despite the challenges and you’ll be sleeping before you get there. Story (09:06) Find Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If...

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Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon or listeners on RadioPublic.

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This is a reading of a fascinating, if dry, short story published in 1875 about a fictional discovery of archaeological evidence supporting the story of Noah and the Flood.

 

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