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Marc’s Almanac

102 EpisodesProduced by Marc SidwellWebsite

Five minutes of civilised calm. As featured on BBC Radio Suffolk.Sign up at https://marcsalmanac.substack.com to receive an email when new episodes are added.You can find a playlist of the recommended songs on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxBpfbS-x5t3GLN-TVXMNSSwnAlum0l8Z

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5th October, 2020 – A Day in Autumn

Five minutes of civilised calm, recorded in East London, as the capital starts to wake up. Sign up at https://marcsalmanac.substack.com

With a poem by RS Thomas, A Day in Autumn.

"Having looked up

From the day’s chores, pause a minute..."

From the show:

Proverbs 2:8

Samuel Pepys sneaks a look backstage at Drury Lane in 1667

On this day: 5th October, 1919, the character actor Donald Pleasence is born in Worksop, the son of a stationmaster

On this day: 5th October, 1930, the airship R101 crashes in France, killing the Air Minister and 47 others, ending the British dream of an airship fleet to connect the British Empire

Music to wake you up – Christmas in Prison by John Prine

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Have a lovely day.

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