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129 – Spending some time seeking the Secret Garden

Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Release Date: 08/09/2021

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Discussions With Spirits And Worms Will Help You Sleep The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing-World by The Duchess of Newcastle This novel is supposedly one of the first science fiction novels, and it’s certainly an artifact of its time, even if not exactly a rollicking story. The Empress, from out world, is still investigating the nature of the place she finds herself in. and Summons spirits to learn what is happening in the world above. What follows is a philosophical discussion of the nature of Spirit, Matter and the Soul which I am pretty certain will help you fall...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin You’re sure to sleep with this week’s reading of Darwin’s colossal work. We really get into the weeds of how plants are constructed to aid pollination, speculating about the rarity of hermaphroditism and the potential downfalls of it. And even more minute and exhausting details. Enjoy your inevitable sleep. 😊 Story (02:53)  SleepPhones, our perfect 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...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Joy and Fear in Little Women Little Women by Louisa May Alcott In this weeks bedtime story, Jo March gets good news as two of her stories are published in the local paper. There is much joy and excitement as they plan their futures and Jo looks forward to being able to support her family. But their father’s overdue letter is replaced by an ominous telegram and the joy is replaced by concern Story (02:55)  SleepPhones, our perfect 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...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

The History of Italian Masters will Help You Sleep A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture Indulge in a tranquil journey through the captivating annals of Italian art with tonight's podcast episode, offering a soothing exploration of Giotto's family history and culminating in the triumphant achievements of Leonardo Da Vinci. This sleep-inducing historical lesson invites you to unwind and relax, transforming your bedtime routine into a delightful experience. Tune in to this restful podcast as we delve into the artistic legacies, creative lineages,...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Mysterious Strangers and Bear Men Will Carry You To Sleep The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris In tonight’s story intended to help you sleep Golden Walther continues his voyage after leaving his unfaithful wife in search of mystery. We ended last time with him lost in a storm, but now the storm has abated, and they’ve seen land. They get to where they were going to find one man, living alone, whose stories of the mysterious and brutal bear men pique Walther’s curiosity. So, Walther decides to follow his sense of adventure. His adventuring spirit won’t be enough to keep...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David P. Todd This is a relaxing but fascinating read. As an astronomy book published in 1922 it’s fascinating how much was know about the Universe, but while they had discovered galaxies they still believed they were a type of nebula and were still theorising about what they were. But learn about how relative motion of the starts were known, how to detect binary stars and about transits of heavenly bodies. And so much more. Fascinating stuff, but I won’t be keeping you awake. My delivery is sure to help you sleep. Story (02:54) ...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Dancing and Proposals in Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen We pick up for tonight's bedtime story where we left off in the middle of a ball, and continue with the shenanigans around Lizzy Bennett being proposed to by her insufferable cousin. Mr Collins won’t take no for an answer at first, but ultimately realises that Elizabeth won’t be a suitable bride for a man of his reputation. But You'll probably be asleep before the awkward stuff! Story (02:57)  SleepPhones, our perfect partnership In our experience the best way to experience the bedtime stories of...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

 The Republic by Plato We return again to the rhetoric and philosophy of Plato and pick up where we left off. In the long winded and rather boring discussion of justice and injustice, the just and the unjust and which is better for society. It’s full of confusing, circular arguments and very boring, so I’m sure this will help you sleep. Story (02:55) SleepPhones, our perfect 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 - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens We pick up on this year’s bedtime edition of A Christmas Carol with Scrooge in the company of the Ghost of Christmas Present and watching the festive activities of the Cratchit family. Scrooge finds his heart-strings tugged by the plight of Tiny Tim, and then finds himself flying to observe many other poor folks making the best of their Christmas. And this includes the family of his nephew. A lot seems to be happening, but I’m sure you’ll find yourself fast asleep in short order. Story (02:54)  SleepPhones, our perfect partnership In our...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum We continue L Frank Baum’s fables of the beginnings of Santa Claus and Christmas traditions. In this episode we learn the origins of Christmas stockings, the Christmas tree and how Santa became immortal. A charming yet relaxing background to help you sleep. Story (02:45)  SleepPhones, our perfect 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...

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Sleep comes in tonight’s podcast as Mary starts to find herself more at home in the old mansion on the Yorkshire moors. Her new found curiosity starts to get the better of her as she explores the mystery of house and grounds while making friends with a friendly robin

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