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056 – The Man Between - A Sleepy Bedtime Reading

Sleepy Time Tales

Release Date: 03/16/2020

*NEW AUDIO* 100 – Bedtime Tales of Fairies show art *NEW AUDIO* 100 – Bedtime Tales of Fairies

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Thanks to listener Joe for the heads up that the audio cut out! The bedtime story selected for your sleep is a Sleepy Time Tales original but followed up with a scholarly dissertation on the fae folk of Wales.   We return to the enchanted forest of some of our earlier original tales in the first story for tonight. A gentle musing on the nature of fae folk at midwinter.   And this is too short, so we learn a bit about the traditional beliefs of Welsh folks in olden times. Apologies for terrible Welsh/Celtic pronunciations.     Story (14:03)   Find British Goblins: Welsh...

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099 New Atlantis by Francis Bacon show art 099 New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

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A try treatise of the perfect society from the perspective of the early 17th century is a perfect method to help you sleep. A fictionalised account of what the author considered a perfect society, Christian and noble, and better than his own corrupted society. Also not a particularly exciting story. Story (16:31) Find New Atlantis  by Francis Bacon https://dev.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2434 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. If you need...

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098 Moby Dick show art 098 Moby Dick

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The classic tale of a man and his whale is the route to a sleepy night for you tonight. Our protagonist starts to feel his wanderlust so signs up as a whaler. But things get off to a bit of an aggravating start. But fret not, this is an ideal candidate for a bedtime story to get you to sleep. Story (16:08) Find Moby Dick  by Herman Melville https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2701 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. If you need masks for...

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097 The Time Machine show art 097 The Time Machine

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The time travelling classic sci fi is both interesting and a bit dry, so basically perfect for your bedtime needs. It starts at a dinner party with a man who has an impossible idea that he then demonstrates and ends thousands of years in the future. Yet somehow isn’t as exciting as it sounds. Story (15:13) Find The Time Machine  by HG Wells https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35 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. If you need masks for...

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096 – Back to the Life and Adventures of Santa Claus show art 096 – Back to the Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

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We pick up where we left off a year ago, with Claus as a man The young child, Claus, has grown up and gone out into the world to bring joy to the hard lives of the humans. And he discovers his talent for carving wooden toys. Story (16:04) Find ‘The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus’ by L. Frank Baum on Project Gutenberg https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/520 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. If you need masks for going out in public and...

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095 – A Christmas Carol show art 095 – A Christmas Carol

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A classic Christmas tale is this week’s trip to a restful night. Probably don’t need to tell you much about this story. The miserly Scrooge is rude to his nephew and an employee and gets visited by the ghost of his former business partner. But you know what’s happening, so it won’t keep you awake. Story (16:44) Find A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/19337 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. If you...

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094 – The Story of Captain, The Horse with the Human Brain, Part 02 show art 094 – The Story of Captain, The Horse with the Human Brain, Part 02

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It’s been a while since we left off this story, back to the true tale of a very intelligent horse. We pick up with the horse telling his own life story, it’s charming, sometimes funny, a little weird, but ultimately kind of boring. Story (15:00) Find The Story of Captain, the Horse with the Human Brain by George Wharton James https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/48844 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. If you need masks for going out in...

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093 – Bedtime’s Back with Little Women show art 093 – Bedtime’s Back with Little Women

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Sleepy time comes with a fun and heartfelt reading from Little Women The march girls try find some joy in their financial struggles and attend a ball. We learn about the personalities of the sisters and what the older girls do to help their family make ends meet. Story (14:35) Find Little Women by Louisa May Alcott https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/514 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. If you need masks for going out in public and want to...

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092 – Hunted Down and Hunting for a Night’s Rest show art 092 – Hunted Down and Hunting for a Night’s Rest

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Tonight’s Story is a Detective story from Charles Dickens. Quite exciting compared to his usual stuff, but it won’t keep you awake. Sometimes our first impressions of someone are the one’s we must trust. Our protagonist is an insurance agent with sharp instincts that pay off with a mysteriojus new visitor. But will the mystery be solved by the time you’re asleep? Probably not. Story (13:54) Find Hunted Down by Charles Dickens https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/807 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available...

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091 – Deephaven means a Chance for a Deep Sleep show art 091 – Deephaven means a Chance for a Deep Sleep

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Sleepy time stories of young socialite women exploring a country home and environment are a guarantee for a good night’s rest. We return to the country manor of Deephaven and learn about some more of the locals. A chatty older lady may be interesting for our protagonists, but you won’t really follow because you’ll be catching Z’s. Story (15:23) Find Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/15985 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for...

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