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Sleep time - Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David P. Todd – Telescopes, Spectrographs and Altitude

Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Release Date: 07/08/2024

A Mysterious Tale for Bedtime The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris show art A Mysterious Tale for Bedtime The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris

Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

A Mysterious Tale for Bedtime The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris In this week's episode of "Sleepy Time Tales," close your eyes and listen along to the tale of Golden Walter as he travels across the mysterious new world and encounters a strange Dwarf, a beautiful maiden with whom he promptly falls in love and the beautiful and intimidating Lady. Feel the call of sleep come as his encounters go from the scary and strange to the wonderful to the daunting, and see if it comes for you before he gets to his destination. Story (03:07)    Find The Wood Beyond the World by...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Sleep time - Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David P. Todd – Telescopes, Spectrographs and Altitude In this week's episode of "Sleepy Time Tales," we dive into the mesmerizing world of astronomy with a soothing exploration of "Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies" by David P. Todd. We'll discuss the invaluable role of the spectroscope in unravelling the mysteries of the cosmos and delve into the intricate details of why constructing telescopes at higher altitudes is so beneficial. Let the calming cadence of our narration and the fascinating yet tranquil subject...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

The Republic by Plato Philosophy seems the ideal thing to listen to to help you sleep. I recorded this in the middle of the day and completely zoned out and nearly dozed off so I can barely tell you what the conversation between Socrates and his friends was about. So I’m confident that the discussion of whether God can create evil, whether children should learn from false fables and ummmm, other stuff will help sleep come for you as quickly as you’d hope. Story (02:49)   Find The Republic by Plato   Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen For this week’s bedtime story for all ages, drift off to sleep amidst tales of romantic shenanigans, manipulation, and gossip from the world of Jane Austen. Join us as we recount the latest entanglements in Meryton: Jane's romance seems doomed, Lizzy's cousin shifts his attention to a neighbor, and Mrs. Bennet is as insufferable as ever. With a soothing narration designed to lull you into a peaceful slumber, you’ll find yourself gently slipping into dreams, undisturbed by the charming chaos of the Bennet family and their acquaintances. Sweet dreams! ...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

The ethics of rhetoric by Richard M. Weaver Ever wondered about the differences between rhetoric and dialectic? Or the moral obligations of the rhetorician? Probably not, and I’m not sure if you will learn anything here because this is truly the most boring thing to read to you at bed time. I make very few guarantees, but this *will* help you sleep. Story (02:43)    Find The Ethics of Rhetoric by Richard M. Weaver   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...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Bellarion the Fortunate – Historical Adventures to Help You Sleep We pick up out classic bedtime tale as Bellarion and the strange friar accept the hospitality of a family of peasants. The friar nearly leaves Bellarion behind and his strange behaviour becomes stranger until they get a ride with some mules. After lunch, and hopefully after you’ve fallen asleep, though the truth of the identity of the friar becomes clear as Bellarion finds himself in deep trouble. Story (02:56)    Find Bellarion the Fortunate: A romance by Rafael Sabatini   Supporting Sleepy Time...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

A Series of Letters to Help You Sleep Elizabeth Montagu was a power player in politics and women’s suffrage later in life, and her earlier letters are a fascinating insight into the precocious mind and attitudes of a woman of her day. But if like me the appeal of gossip is limited, I’m sure this will help you fall asleep. Story (03:04)    Find Elizabeth Montagu, the Queen of the Bluestockings, Volumes 1 and 2     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...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery – Heartbreak and Hope at Bedtime We return to this popular classic bedtime story as Matthew Cuthbert is bringing home his unexpected new family member. While he was expecting a boy for manual labour he finds himself charmed by the lively and gregarious Anne. But as you start to fall asleep, they get to Green Gables and the forbidding Marilla is less charmed with the young surprise. Anne alternates between joy and sadness as you drift off to a your well needed night of sleep. Story (03:16)    Find Anne of Green Gables by L. M....

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

 The Dark Ages, 476-918 by Charles Oman – The Eastern Emperors This week’s sleepy episode sees us return to the ‘dark ages.’ When the mighty Roman Empire split in half the western half, the part actually based in Italy, was ruled by a succession of barbarian kings. But in the East, based in Constantinople, the empire was ruled by a number of Emperors who considered themselves Roman and had a period of relative peace. While you lie and wait for sleep to come, let me tell you about them.   Story (02:53)    Find The Dark Ages, 476-918 by Charles Oman   ...

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Sleepy Time Tales - Bedtime Stories for Sleep and Relaxation

The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories by Lord Dunsany – The Fall of Babbelkund Lord Dunsany can be relied on for something whimsical and mystical, and this week’s reading of The Fall of Babbelkund, an ancient and wondrous city. As you try to doze off the protagonist meets several people telling of the wonders and mysteries of the city carved from a mountain. Will you still be awake when they meet the prophet going to spell doom to Babbelkund? Maybe, but you will probably be sleeping when the protagonist gets to where they’re going, only to find the whole city gone. Story...

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Sleep time - Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David P. Todd – Telescopes, Spectrographs and Altitude

In this week's episode of "Sleepy Time Tales," we dive into the mesmerizing world of astronomy with a soothing exploration of "Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies" by David P. Todd.

We'll discuss the invaluable role of the spectroscope in unravelling the mysteries of the cosmos and delve into the intricate details of why constructing telescopes at higher altitudes is so beneficial. Let the calming cadence of our narration and the fascinating yet tranquil subject matter guide you to a peaceful night's rest.

Tune in and drift off as you journey through the serene expanse of the heavens.

Story (02:34) 

 

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