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099 New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Release Date: 01/11/2021

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Old Glass and How to Collect it by J. Sydney Lewis The history of glass may be interesting to some, but the dry tale of the rise of the English glass industry will help you get to sleep, unless you’re very interested in the type and history of the stems on historical glassware. Will learning how to spot a fake historical glass artifact keep you awake? I’m guessing probably not. So, sit back, settle down, close your eyes, and fall asleep to this boring history. Story (07:29) SleepPhones, and a discount code In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of Sleepy Time...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Moby Dick; Or, The Whale by Herman Melville Tonight’s sleepy time story takes the form of our protagonist going to a church sermon in a unique type of church, with a different type of preacher. He gets a homily about Jonah that I was confused by as I was reading it, so I’m sure you’ll fall asleep soon enough.   Also, big announcement! I’ve resigned my hospitality industry job to go full time into podcast editing and promoting Sleepy Time Tales. So, if you or someone you know wants to start a podcast, or would like to offload the fiddly technical stuff, drop me a line at...

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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions — Volume 1 by Charles Mackay Sleep will be very tempting as we follow the life and times of a dilettante man about town through ruin, fortune and landing on his feet. We also learn about the last Kings of France, the mechanisms of Tax farming that led to the French Revolution, and charming aristocrats as they move through the end of an era. But none of it is interesting enough to keep you awake in the dark as you start to drift off to sleep. Story (07:21) (04:49) SleepPhones, and a discount code In our experience the best way to experience the...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë Sleep will come in tonight’s bedtime story as we learn how Heathcliff came to be with the Earnshaw family. His early relationship with the Earnshaw children and adults, and servants and how their lives developed. It’s a sombre tale but it will help you get a good night’s rest. Story (07:43) SleepPhones, and a discount code In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of Sleepy Time Tales is with some type of headphone or earbud, but they can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. Our partners at SleepPhones agree and are offering...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Tonight’s sleepy bedtime story is what happens when Mistress Mary spends some more time in the garden. She seems to be getting on better with the grumpy groundskeeper, and finally meet Dickon who she’s heard so much about. He’s soon her partner in her project in the garden. Story (07:23) SleepPhones, and a discount code In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of Sleepy Time Tales is with some type of headphone or earbud, but they can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. Our partners at SleepPhones agree and are...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton Have you wanted to learn about the importance and effects of ground water? Well I don’t think you will because this will definitely have you sleeping very soon. I did sneak in a bonus bit of poetry at the end if you’re still awake when you get there. Story (06:35) SleepPhones, our exciting new partnership In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of Sleepy Time Tales is with some type of headphone or earbud, but they can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. So we’ve partnered SleepPhones, manufacturers of headphones...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin This one should help you sleep, as it’s so boring I lost track of what I was saying as I was reading this! I think it’s mostly about people breeding domestic animals? I did live edit some pretty racist stuff out so be warned if you look it up to read forther. Story (07:04) SleepPhones, our exciting new partnership In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of Sleepy Time Tales is with some type of headphone or earbud, but they can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. So we’ve partnered...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells Fall asleep to this week’s podcast retelling one of HG Wells’ lesser known works. It’s supposed to be an apocalyptic story, but we’re busy at the moment with the romantic attempts of an embarrassing teenager. Hope you’ll be asleep before we get to the really cringy stuff. Story (07:04) SleepPhones, our exciting new partnership In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of Sleepy Time Tales is with some type of headphone or earbud, but they can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. So we’ve partnered SleepPhones,...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

Sleepy Time with a Return to Little Women Little Women by Louisa May Alcott A sleep podcast can be tricky, because I need to engage you without it being too interesting. So fiction can be a risky proposition. Happily, despite the charms of the story, Little Women is far from action packed. So your slumber won’t be prevented by any excitement. Story (06:59) SleepPhones, our exciting new partnership In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of Sleepy Time Tales is with some type of headphone or earbud, but they can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. So we’ve...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Boring Bedtime Stories For All Ages

The book of the ancient Greeks: An Introduction to the History and Civilization This week’s sleep podcast takes the desperate insomniac to the founding of Mediterranean civilisation, with the history of the nation of Minos. We learn, if we stay awake of course, about the possible founding of the nation, about Daedulus and Icarus, but all is in vain because you will be asleep before you learn much. Story (07:11) SleepPhones, our exciting new partnership In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of Sleepy Time Tales is with some type of headphone or earbud, but they...

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Find New Atlantis  by Francis Bacon

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