Five minutes of civilised calm, recorded in the peace of the English countryside. Sign up at https://marcsalmanac.substack.com
With a poem by RS Thomas, The Other.
"There are nights that are so still
that I can hear the small owl
From the show:
On this day: 27th July, 1586, Sir Walter Raleigh introduces tobacco (and potatoes) to the English court
On this day: 27th July, 1857, Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge is born in Bodmin. He would rise from poor beginnings to the heights of the British Museum
Music to wake you up – The Detectorists Theme by Johnny Flynn
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