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 Rainer Maria Rilke, Evening, in a translation by Stephen Mitchell.
"The sky puts on the darkening blue coat
held for it by a row of ancient trees..."
From the show:
Opening music courtesy of Chillhop: Philanthrope, Leavv - What Was Before https://chll.to/d6b0ec27
On this day: 5th February, 1723, the great exponent of common sense John Witherspoon is born in Gifford, Scotland. Emigrating to America, he became President of the nascent Princeton University, and also a founding father of the United States.
On this day: 5th February, 1811, George Prince of Wales becomes regent, due to the mental decline of his father King George III
Music to wake you up – Be Yourself by Morcheeba
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