Sleepy Time Tales

35 EpisodesProduced by David CoutoWebsite

These days many people struggle to get a good night's sleep, or even to fall asleep at all. Every Monday I'll share a new bed time story, just interesting enough to hold your attention, but not so interesting that you'll be waiting to hear what comes next. So if you, or someone you know, is sufferin… read more

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Cat Naps 007 - Between Rounds by O Henry

August 22nd, 2019

13:22

Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon or listeners on RadioPublic.

A married couple’s destructive …

026 – Valkyries and the Tragedy of Brunhilda

August 19th, 2019

45:26

The Valkyries selected the bravest of fallen warriors to go to Valhalla, the great hall of Odin, but one, fell in with mortal men. The tragedy of Brunhilda may not be enough to prevent you from falling asleep.

Story: …

Cat Naps 006 - A Cosmopolite in a Café by O Henry

August 15th, 2019

12:30

Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon or listeners on RadioPublic.

While New York is a centre of …

025 – Arrival – Rivers to the Stars 05

August 12th, 2019

39:33

The first human expedition to the stars arrives at Proxima Centauri. What adventures await? Will they keep you awake? Probably not!

Story: 15:00  

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Cat-Naps 005 - The Balloon Tree

August 8th, 2019

18:37

By Edward Page Mitchell

Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon or listeners on RadioPublic.

Have …

024 – Buddy in the Woods at Night

August 5th, 2019

44:18

Buddy is taken to the woods by his gnome friends to meet the faeries. But will you be awake when he gets his surprise?

Story: 16:25

Shout out

AnxZenity Podcast - Mental Health podcast. One man’s battle with anxiety / …

Cat-Naps 004 - The Gift of the Magi

August 1st, 2019

14:24

The Gift of the Magi By O. Henry

Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon or listeners on RadioPublic

023 – Myths of Southern Africa 01

July 29th, 2019

46:13

A collection of 3 short stories for you to fall asleep to. Compiled by James A Honey published in 1910. We have warring ants, falsely accused monkeys …

Cat-Naps 003 - The Inside of the Earth

July 24th, 2019

17:19

The Inside of the Earth By Edward Page Mitchell

Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon or …

022 – A Day In The Life - Mutewallow Pt 01

July 22nd, 2019

40:50

The first in an ongoing investigative series about the population of a modern village of wizards. Bet this sounds fascinating, but you’ll be asleep …

Cat-Naps 002 - In The Court Of The Dragon

July 18th, 2019

21:54

  By Robert William Chambers from The King In Yellow   Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon

021 – Diversions in Deep Space – Rivers to the Stars Pt 04

July 15th, 2019

42:47

Ep 021 – Diversions in Deep Space – Rivers to the Stars Pt 04

Our nearest neighbour star is very far away, some nights sleep feels like it’s 4 light years away. But join the crew of the star ship Zambezi as they close …

Cat-Naps 001 - Promo - The Story of the Deluge By Edward Page Mitchell

July 11th, 2019

13:51

Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon or listeners on RadioPublic.

If you are reading this, this …

Cat-Naps 001 - The Story of the Deluge By Edward Page Mitchell

July 10th, 2019

13:19

Welcome to Cat-Naps. A quick something to slow the spinning mind and help you sleep. These weekly minisodes are going be exclusive to any supporters on Patreon or listeners on RadioPublic.

This is a reading of a …

020 – The Last Evening – Twin Peaks Rewatch

July 8th, 2019

44:38

It’s the final episode of the first season of Twin Peaks, maybe you’ll be asleep by the cliff hanger ending, maybe not, but I’ll help you get a good night’s rest.

Story: 12:21

You dear listener have helped me to reach

019 – Buddy Saves a Pixie

July 1st, 2019

43:21

Buddy’s magical adventures are full of joy and fun, but my droning voice will make your eyelids so heavy you won’t even reach the end. You’ll be fast …

018 - Realization Time – Twin Peaks Rewatch

June 24th, 2019

49:25

While events in Twin Peaks seem to be building up to a head in the penultimate episode of the first season, I will help you relax and fall asleep …

017 - The Music of Orpheus

June 16th, 2019

49:59

While my voice isn’t the most beautiful you will ever hear, unlike our hero Orpheus I won’t leave you abandoned in the underworld. But I will help …

016 – Cooper’s Dreams – Twin Peaks Rewatch

June 10th, 2019

49:57

Are you struggling to get a good night's rest? Does sleep seem like a distant goal? Listen to me recap an episode of Twin Peaks told in a boring way …

015 - Halfway there - River to the Stars Pt 03

June 3rd, 2019

53:54

Are you struggling to get a good night's rest? Does sleep seem like a distant goal? Try Sleepy Time Tales, a sleep aid podcast designed around a …

014 - Twin Peaks - The One-Armed Man

May 27th, 2019

50:12

The One Armed Man

 

If you’re struggling to fall asleep a sleep aid podcast may be the solution for you. Let me tell you a story in a way that slows …

013 - Buddy Digs Deep

May 20th, 2019

59:45

*Two apologies to start with. The episode is going up pretty late because I had a bit of a torrid week trying to outline tonights story, and the …

012 - Twin Peaks - Rest in Pain

May 13th, 2019

51:29

*After I’d finished recording the audio for this episode news came out about the passing of Peggy Lipton, the actress who played Norma, the diner owner.

 

Even if one has never seen Twin Peaks you will recognise her …

011 - Tales of Bellerophon

May 6th, 2019

44:56

Tales of Bellerophon

An ancient Greek parable against arrogance

 

How does one make a story about an epic battle between a man on a flying horse and a fire-breathing Lion/Dragon/Goat hybrid boring enough to fall asleep …

010 - Zen, or the Skill to Catch a Killer

April 29th, 2019

45:17

This week we find out about Agent Dale Cooper’s strange method of investigation, learned in a dream about Tibet.

 

I’m starting to see why this show has such a reputation for weirdness, because it starts to get strange …

009 - Going Interstellar

April 22nd, 2019

44:38

The further adventures of the starship Zambezi as it leaves the solar system for interplanetary space

 

What happens when a starship filled with …

008 - Twin Peaks - Traces to Nowhere

April 15th, 2019

41:30

Back again to the mysterious logging town of Twin Peaks. Tonight we get to know some of the citizens a bit better and see some more of the surprising connections that tie people together, and tie them to the young …

007 -The Trials of Thor

April 8th, 2019

39:07

Tonight’s episode returns to the well of mythology. This time, a Norse tale about the Trials of Thor, a set of challenges presented to the mighty god …

006 - Twin Peaks Pilot Pt 02

April 3rd, 2019

45:34

 We return to the the mysterious logging town of Twin Peaks as we spend some time finding out what really happened to Laura Palmer.

This is the second in a series of Twin Peaks recap episodes, the intention is to …

005 - Buddy Meets The Gnome King

March 31st, 2019

47:25

We join our brave young hero from Episode 001, Buddy, as his adventures get truly fantastical. Join me as I recount his adventure with a group of …

004 - Twin Peaks - Pilot Part 01

March 27th, 2019

47:23

Join me in the mysterious logging town of Twin Peaks as we spend some time finding out what really happened to Laura Palmer.

This is the first in a series of Twin Peaks recap episodes, the intention is to release mid …

003 - To the Stars

March 24th, 2019

46:32
Journey to the depths of space

It was the year 2360 when the human race left for the stars for the first time. A fleet of constant acceleration ships, built out of asteroids heading towards Proxima Centauri.

This is …

002 - Persephone in the Underworld

March 17th, 2019

38:36

The Return of Persephone - Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton [Public domain]

One of the first myths I remember learning is the story of Persephone, who was taken to be the bride of Hades. Let me share my …

001 - Buddy & The Bear

March 10th, 2019

35:23

There was a news story recently about a young boy who disappeared into the woods near his house. The by was found 3 days later in perfect health.

He said he had hung out with a bear while he was gone. This inspired …

Introduction - Join as as I help create a restful mindset for the sleepless

March 4th, 2019

9:21

In this episode I introduce myself, and the concept and philosophy behind Sleepy Time Tales.

Links:

Website: https://sleepytimetales.net

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