Five minutes of civilised calm, recorded in the peace of the English countryside. Sign up at https://marcsalmanac.substack.com
With a poem by GK Chesterton, The Rolling English Road.
"Before the Roman came to Rye or out to Severn strode,
The rolling English drunkard made the rolling English road..."
From the show:
Weekend Wodehouse: Thank You, Jeeves – in which Bertie and Jeeves struggle over the master's banjolele habit
On this day: 22nd May, 1945, the RAF drops the first issue of The Flying Hollander, a propaganda newspaper delivered by air to the occupied Dutch, keeping them informed of the progress of the war.
Friday film: Local Hero, starring Burt Lancaster
Music to raise a glass to – It's Five O'Clock Somewhere by Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett
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