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019 – Buddy Saves a Pixie

Sleepy Time Tales

Release Date: 07/01/2019

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Sleepy Time Tales

The seminal work of history and anthropology by Sir James George Frazer was controversial even in its day.   Will this scholarly tome and its comparison of religion and myths from various regions be enough to prevent sleep? Even in my droning voice? I very much doubt this.   Story 16:17      Find ‘The Golden Bough: A Study of Magic and Religion’ by James George Frazer on Project Gutenberg https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3623       Listener Survey     The last few weeks has seen a huge growth in the audience, and the last few weeks have...

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Sleepy Time Tales

Tonight’s story to help you sleep is from a work by Robert William Chambers. A fascinating bedtime story, but slumber will still come.   A zookeeper hears of the discovery of a creature long thought extinct, a great bird. But his journey leads him to something even stranger in the wilds of the Atlantic coast.     As I work in the hospitality industry the next few weeks are going to be very busy for me. I won’t be able to do much researching and writing, but I won’t leave you restless. I will have a selection of cold readings for your insomnia cures every week, right on...

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      Tonight’s story to help you sleep is from a work by Charles Garvice.     A rough Australian mining town in the 19th Century is a strange place for a young girl. But when a baby is found by the mailman the whole town adopts the child and takes good care of her as she grows into a wilful young woman.     From ‘Just A Girl by Charles Garvice     As I work in the hospitality industry the next few weeks are going to be very busy for me. I won’t be able to do much researching and writing, but I won’t leave you restless. I will have a...

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Sleepy Time Tales

Of sleep, psychics and scoundrels The paraphernalia of the fortune teller? Are some for real? Maybe, but many are charlatans. Sleep comes when the mind is unstressed, so let's wash away the tension with a bedtime story, told in a way that won't keep you too focused. Believe what you will about psychics and faith healers, many are not what they seem. But will you find sleep comes for you during the story of what happens to Professor Mortikali as he does some palm and tarot readings. Before getting a visit from a mysterious stranger who turns out to be all too familiar From ‘The...

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Sleepy Time Tales

Where does Santa come from. What is the root of his spirit of generosity? Will you be sleeping by the time he reaches his epiphany? Let’s Hope so! From ‘The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus’ by L. Frank Baum As I work in the hospitality industry the next few weeks are going to be very busy for me. I won’t be able to do much researching and writing, but I won’t leave you restless. I will have a selection of cold readings for your insomnia cures every week, right on schedule. Story 16:21 (11:21) Support this podcast Find ‘The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus’ on Project...

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Sleepy Time Tales

The beginning of a grand adventure often isn’t exciting. The detailed account of rebuilding a ship will help you sleep as the various merits of timbers get discussed and described while slumber creeps up on you.   From ‘Sailing Alone Around The World’ By Joshua Slocum   As I work in the hospitality industry the next few weeks are going to be very busy for me. I won’t be able to do much researching and writing, but I won’t leave you restless. I will have a selection of cold readings for your insomnia cures every week, right on schedule.     Story 14:30  ...

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  042 – A Sleepy Bedtime Reading – Under Two Flags   A tales of class and the military, sometimes fascinating, sometimes soporific. You’ll find sleep coming as I share the story of a guardsman facing his greatest trials, a brother needing money and standing at attention at the opening of parliament.   As I work in the hospitality industry the next few weeks are going to be very busy for me. I won’t be able to do much researching and writing, but I won’t leave you restless. I will have a selection of cold readings for your insomnia cures every week, right on schedule....

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Sleepy Time Tales

The history of alchemy may put you to sleep. But a day at the store isn’t a snooze. Join our intrepid host as he tries to bring you the truth, but will you stay awake? Story 16:02  Support this podcast Patreon I’m running a couple of time limited bonuses here. Up till the end of November all new $5 patrons will receive a postcard in the mail. So, if something touristy from Africa sounds appealing, sign up. Also, if the Patreon reaches $50 a month by the end of the November I will do a video episode! The video will be for Patrons, but audio will be released as a bonus for all...

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Sleepy Time Tales

Tonight’s story from H.G. Wells takes a dark turn, but the way I tell it you won’t find sleep a stranger. Earth has a close cosmic encounter with an astronomical event, but your slumber will come before the disaster. This episode guests stars some local birdlife. So if you hear weird squawking, that’s hadeda calls. Story 16:41 Find ‘Tales of Space and Time’ on Project Gutenberg Support this podcast Patreon I’m running a couple of time limited bonuses here. Up till the end of November all new $5 patrons will receive a postcard in the mail. So, if something touristy from Africa...

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Always Be my Maybe will absolutely not bore you to sleep. But maybe my review and waffling will help you get some rest. Story 16:30  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHBcWHY9lN4 Support this podcast Patreon I’m running a couple of time limited bonuses here. Up till the end of November all new $5 patrons will receive a postcard in the mail. So, if something touristy from Africa sounds appealing, sign up. Also, if the Patreon reaches $50 a month by the end of the November I will do a video episode! The video will be for Patrons, but audio will be released as a bonus for all subscribers...

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Buddy’s magical adventures are full of joy and fun, but my droning voice will make your eyelids so heavy you won’t even reach the end. You’ll be fast asleep before it gets interesting.

*I heard that the episode cut out about halfway through, so I've uploaded a new version*

 

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