212 Story Time: “The Nightingale” by Hans Christian Andersen

Enjoy another Story Time episode featuring,  “The Nightingale” by Hans Christian Andersen.

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  • Tuck In and Fade Out episodes: Relax to guided meditations, guided relaxations, guided imageries, lists of soothing words, poems, surveys, catalog browsings, and recipe readings.
  • Story Time episodes:  Enjoy curious stories by Frank L Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, and other authors.
  • Trivia Time episodes: Listen to interesting questions and answers.
  • Chat episodes: Hear me ramble about podcast updates and share listener feedback.
  • Batch episodes: Enjoy samples of content from early episodes.
  • Big Batch episodes: Enjoy about 2 hours of batched full episodes without any music, intro, or ads.
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Want to try falling asleep to my Nature Sound recordings?

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207 Story Time: “The Red Shoes” by Hans Christian Andersen

Enjoy another Story Time episode with  “The Red Shoes” by Hans Christian Andersen.  

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Things to do if you are still sleepless and staring at the ceiling:

Want to listen to over 200 more episodes?  Support the podcast at https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers and you will get immediate access to lots of:

  • Whisperpedia episodes: Learn about lucid dreaming, Bob Ross, History of YouTube, Sleep, Easter island, the hockey miracle, cashmere goats, Lochness monster, Klondike gold rush, miracle fruit, chinchillas, pyramids, black holes, Gilligan’s island tv show, computer keyboards, the deep sea, planets, outer space, burning man festival, melatonin, table etiquette, mythology, Gene Simmons from Kiss, dodo birds, Marco Polo, Komodo dragons, Buddhism, drums, dwarfs, black mirror tv show, roller coasters, salt, the diphtheria sled dog miracle, the failure of New Coke, protective armour, and more.
  • Tuck In and Fade Out episodes: Relax to guided meditations, guided relaxations, guided imageries, lists of soothing words, poems, surveys, catalog browsings, and recipe readings.
  • Story Time episodes:  Enjoy curious stories by Frank L Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, and other authors.
  • Trivia Time episodes: Listen to interesting questions and answers.
  • Chat episodes: Hear me ramble about podcast updates and share listener feedback.
  • Batch episodes: Enjoy samples of content from early episodes.
  • Big Batch episodes: Enjoy about 2 hours of batched full episodes without any music, intro, or ads.
  • Bonus episodes: Enjoy even more Whisperpedias, Stories, Chats, Fade Outs, Trivia, as well as, music, interviews, tapping, crinkling, drinking, chewing, outdoor recordings, simulated pilot voices, microphone testing, and other experimental recordings.
  • Get all the above at:    https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers

Want to try falling asleep to my Nature Sound recordings?

  • Soothing Nature Sounds include: stream over rocks, cat cleaning itself, hiking a gravel trail, birds cawing, rain dripping and birds singing, ocean surf at jetty, small waterfall, birds at seashore, cat purring, trickling stream, ocean surf, hypnotic echoes of water drips, small pond at night, rain on an umbrella, backyard fire pit, Lake Ontario at night, birds in dense trees, stormy day at the beach, starry night with crickets, rain downpour with thunder, wind around house, birds on a windy beach, rushing stream, and howling wind with drizzling rain.
  • Sample 20 minute episodes here:  https://sleepwithsilk.com/category/podnature/
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  • Relaxing Background Noises include: floor fan, ceiling fan, small fan, white noise, brown noise, industrial hum and white noise, industrial air conditioner, dehumidifier, blow dryer, electromagnetic pulses, voices outside a factory, construction site, jets over beach, cars on a brick road, and clanky train ride.
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201 Story Time: “Hill of the Elves” by Hans Christian Andersen

Enjoy another Story Time episode with,  “Hill of the Elves” by Hans Christian Andersen.  Begins with a summary and a podcast suggestion (The Love Food podcast).

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  • ComfyPhones (with built-in eye mask), use this affiliate link to get 10% off your entire order: http://bit.ly/sw223.
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Want to listen to over 200 more episodes?  Support the podcast at https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers and you will get immediate access to lots of:

  • Whisperpedia episodes: Learn about lucid dreaming, Bob Ross, History of YouTube, Sleep, Easter island, the hockey miracle, cashmere goats, Lochness monster, Klondike gold rush, miracle fruit, chinchillas, pyramids, black holes, Gilligan’s island tv show, computer keyboards, the deep sea, planets, outer space, burning man festival, melatonin, table etiquette, mythology, Gene Simmons from Kiss, dodo birds, Marco Polo, Komodo dragons, Buddhism, drums, dwarfs, black mirror tv show, roller coasters, salt, the diphtheria sled dog miracle, the failure of New Coke, protective armour, and more.
  • Tuck In and Fade Out episodes: Relax to guided meditations, guided relaxations, guided imageries, lists of soothing words, poems, surveys, catalog browsings, and recipe readings.
  • Story Time episodes:  Enjoy curious stories by Frank L Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, and other authors.
  • Trivia Time episodes: Listen to interesting questions and answers.
  • Chat episodes: Hear me ramble about podcast updates and share listener feedback.
  • Batch episodes: Enjoy samples of content from early episodes.
  • Big Batch episodes: Enjoy about 2 hours of batched full episodes without any music, intro, or ads.
  • Bonus episodes: Enjoy even more Whisperpedias, Stories, Chats, Fade Outs, Trivia, as well as, music, interviews, tapping, crinkling, drinking, chewing, outdoor recordings, simulated pilot voices, microphone testing, and other experimental recordings.
  • Get all the above at:    https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers

Want to try falling asleep to my Nature Sound recordings?

  • Soothing Nature Sounds include: stream over rocks, cat cleaning itself, hiking a gravel trail, birds cawing, rain dripping and birds singing, ocean surf at jetty, small waterfall, birds at seashore, cat purring, trickling stream, ocean surf, hypnotic echoes of water drips, small pond at night, rain on an umbrella, backyard fire pit, Lake Ontario at night, birds in dense trees, stormy day at the beach, starry night with crickets, rain downpour with thunder, wind around house, birds on a windy beach, rushing stream, and howling wind with drizzling rain.
  • Sample 20 minute episodes here:  https://sleepwithsilk.com/category/podnature/
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  • Relaxing Background Noises include: floor fan, ceiling fan, small fan, white noise, brown noise, industrial hum and white noise, industrial air conditioner, dehumidifier, blow dryer, electromagnetic pulses, voices outside a factory, construction site, jets over beach, cars on a brick road, and clanky train ride.
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195 Story Time: “The Fir Tree” by Hans Christian Andersen

Enjoy another Story Time episode.

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Want the latest episodes sent to you for Free?  Subscribe (it’s free) to Sleep Whispers on Apple Podcasts,  Google Podcastsor  An Android app.

Want to listen to over 200 more episodes?  Support the podcast at https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers and you will get immediate access to lots of:

  • Whisperpedia episodes: Learn about lucid dreaming, Bob Ross, History of YouTube, Sleep, Easter island, the hockey miracle, cashmere goats, Lochness monster, Klondike gold rush, miracle fruit, chinchillas, pyramids, black holes, Gilligan’s island tv show, computer keyboards, the deep sea, planets, outer space, burning man festival, melatonin, table etiquette, mythology, Gene Simmons from Kiss, dodo birds, Marco Polo, Komodo dragons, Buddhism, drums, dwarfs, black mirror tv show, roller coasters, salt, the diphtheria sled dog miracle, the failure of New Coke, protective armour, and more.
  • Tuck In and Fade Out episodes: Relax to guided meditations, guided relaxations, guided imageries, lists of soothing words, poems, surveys, catalog browsings, and recipe readings.
  • Story Time episodes:  Enjoy curious stories by Frank L Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, and other authors.
  • Trivia Time episodes: Listen to interesting questions and answers.
  • Chat episodes: Hear me ramble about podcast updates and share listener feedback.
  • Batch episodes: Enjoy samples of content from early episodes.
  • Big Batch episodes: Enjoy about 2 hours of batched full episodes without any music, intro, or ads.
  • Bonus episodes: Enjoy even more Whisperpedias, Stories, Chats, Fade Outs, Trivia, as well as, music, interviews, tapping, crinkling, drinking, chewing, outdoor recordings, simulated pilot voices, microphone testing, and other experimental recordings.
  • Get all the above at:    https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers

Want to try falling asleep to my Nature Sound recordings?

  • Soothing Nature Sounds include: stream over rocks, cat cleaning itself, hiking a gravel trail, birds cawing, rain dripping and birds singing, ocean surf at jetty, small waterfall, birds at seashore, cat purring, trickling stream, ocean surf, hypnotic echoes of water drips, small pond at night, rain on an umbrella, backyard fire pit, Lake Ontario at night, birds in dense trees, stormy day at the beach, starry night with crickets, rain downpour with thunder, wind around house, birds on a windy beach, rushing stream, and howling wind with drizzling rain.
  • Sample 20 minute episodes here:  https://sleepwithsilk.com/category/podnature/
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Want to try falling asleep to my Background Noises recordings?

  • Relaxing Background Noises include: floor fan, ceiling fan, small fan, white noise, brown noise, industrial hum and white noise, industrial air conditioner, dehumidifier, blow dryer, electromagnetic pulses, voices outside a factory, construction site, jets over beach, cars on a brick road, and clanky train ride.
  • Sample 20 min episodes here:  https://sleepwithsilk.com/category/podnature/
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187 Story Time: “The Pumpkin Giant” by Mary Wilkins Freeman

Enjoy another Story Time episode (note: this story has mildly  scary aspects that may not be suitable for children).

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Want the latest episodes sent to you for Free?  Subscribe (it’s free) to Sleep Whispers on Apple Podcasts,  Google Podcastsor  An Android app.

Want to listen to over 200 more episodes?  Support the podcast at https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers and you will get immediate access to lots of:

  • Whisperpedia episodes: Learn about lucid dreaming, Bob Ross, History of YouTube, Sleep, Easter island, the hockey miracle, cashmere goats, Lochness monster, Klondike gold rush, miracle fruit, chinchillas, pyramids, black holes, Gilligan’s island tv show, computer keyboards, the deep sea, planets, outer space, burning man festival, melatonin, table etiquette, mythology, Gene Simmons from Kiss, dodo birds, Marco Polo, Komodo dragons, Buddhism, drums, dwarfs, black mirror tv show, roller coasters, salt, the diphtheria sled dog miracle, the failure of New Coke, protective armour, and more.
  • Tuck In and Fade Out episodes: Relax to guided meditations, guided relaxations, guided imageries, lists of soothing words, poems, surveys, catalog browsings, and recipe readings.
  • Story Time episodes:  Enjoy curious stories by Frank L Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, and other authors.
  • Trivia Time episodes: Listen to interesting questions and answers.
  • Chat episodes: Hear me ramble about podcast updates and share listener feedback.
  • Batch episodes: Enjoy samples of content from early episodes.
  • Big Batch episodes: Enjoy about 2 hours of batched full episodes without any music, intro, or ads.
  • Bonus episodes: Enjoy even more Whisperpedias, Stories, Chats, Fade Outs, Trivia, as well as, music, interviews, tapping, crinkling, drinking, chewing, outdoor recordings, simulated pilot voices, microphone testing, and other experimental recordings.
  • Get all the above at:    https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers

Want to try falling asleep to my Nature Sound recordings?

  • Soothing Nature Sounds include: stream over rocks, cat cleaning itself, hiking a gravel trail, birds cawing, rain dripping and birds singing, ocean surf at jetty, small waterfall, birds at seashore, cat purring, trickling stream, ocean surf, hypnotic echoes of water drips, small pond at night, rain on an umbrella, backyard fire pit, Lake Ontario at night, birds in dense trees, stormy day at the beach, starry night with crickets, rain downpour with thunder, wind around house, birds on a windy beach, rushing stream, and howling wind with drizzling rain.
  • Sample 20 minute episodes here:  https://sleepwithsilk.com/category/podnature/
  • Get 1 Hour and 8 Hour episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/sleepwithsilk

Want to try falling asleep to my Background Noises recordings?

  • Relaxing Background Noises include: floor fan, ceiling fan, small fan, white noise, brown noise, industrial hum and white noise, industrial air conditioner, dehumidifier, blow dryer, electromagnetic pulses, voices outside a factory, construction site, jets over beach, cars on a brick road, and clanky train ride.
  • Sample 20 min episodes here:  https://sleepwithsilk.com/category/podnature/
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181 Story Time: “The Flying Trunk” by Hans Christian Andersen

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Flying Trunk” by Hans Christian Andersen.

 

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Want to listen to over 200 more episodes?  Support the podcast at https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers and you will get immediate access to lots of:

  • Whisperpedia episodes: Learn about lucid dreaming, Bob Ross, History of YouTube, Sleep, Easter island, the hockey miracle, cashmere goats, Lochness monster, Klondike gold rush, miracle fruit, chinchillas, pyramids, black holes, Gilligan’s island tv show, computer keyboards, the deep sea, planets, outer space, burning man festival, melatonin, table etiquette, mythology, Gene Simmons from Kiss, dodo birds, Marco Polo, Komodo dragons, Buddhism, drums, dwarfs, black mirror tv show, roller coasters, salt, the diphtheria sled dog miracle, the failure of New Coke, protective armour, and more.
  • Tuck In and Fade Out episodes: Relax to guided meditations, guided relaxations, guided imageries, lists of soothing words, poems, surveys, catalog browsings, and recipe readings.
  • Story Time episodes:  Enjoy curious stories by Frank L Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, and other authors.
  • Trivia Time episodes: Listen to interesting questions and answers.
  • Chat episodes: Hear me ramble about podcast updates and share listener feedback.
  • Batch episodes: Enjoy samples of content from early episodes.
  • Big Batch episodes: Enjoy about 2 hours of batched full episodes without any music, intro, or ads.
  • Bonus episodes: Enjoy even more Whisperpedias, Stories, Chats, Fade Outs, Trivia, as well as, music, interviews, tapping, crinkling, drinking, chewing, outdoor recordings, simulated pilot voices, microphone testing, and other experimental recordings.

If you want to try falling asleep to Nature Sounds & Background Noises, then make a small pledge at https://www.patreon.com/sleepwithsilk for immediate access to:

  • Soothing Nature Sounds (1 hour and 8 hour episodes): stream over rocks, cat cleaning itself, hiking a gravel trail, birds cawing, rain dripping and birds singing, ocean surf at jetty, small waterfall, birds at seashore, cat purring, trickling stream, ocean surf, hypnotic echoes of water drips, small pond at night, rain on an umbrella, backyard fire pit, Lake Ontario at night, birds in dense trees, stormy day at the beach, starry night with crickets, rain downpour with thunder, wind around house, birds on a windy beach, rushing stream, and howling wind with drizzling rain.
  • Relaxing Background Noises (1 hour and 8 hour episodes): floor fan, ceiling fan, small fan, white noise, brown noise, industrial hum and white noise, industrial air conditioner, dehumidifier, blow dryer, electromagnetic pulses, voices outside a factory, construction site, jets over beach, cars on a brick road, and clanky train ride.

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175 Story Time: “Little Ida’s flowers” by Hans Christian Andersen

Enjoy the complete short story, “Little Ida’s flowers” by Hans Christian Andersen.


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 (this is an affiliate link and helps to support the podcast, thank you).

Want the latest episodes sent to you for Free?  Subscribe (it’s free) to Sleep Whispers on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or An Android app.

Want to listen to over 200 more episodes?  Support the podcast at https://www.patreon.com/sleepwhispers and you will get immediate access to lots of:

  • Whisperpedia episodes: Learn about lucid dreaming, Bob Ross, History of YouTube, Sleep, Easter island, the hockey miracle, cashmere goats, Lochness monster, Klondike gold rush, miracle fruit, chinchillas, pyramids, black holes, Gilligan’s island tv show, computer keyboards, the deep sea, planets, outer space, burning man festival, melatonin, table etiquette, mythology, Gene Simmons from Kiss, dodo birds, Marco Polo, Komodo dragons, Buddhism, drums, dwarfs, black mirror tv show, roller coasters, salt, the diphtheria sled dog miracle, the failure of New Coke, protective armour, and more.
  • Tuck In and Fade Out episodes: Relax to guided meditations, guided relaxations, guided imageries, lists of soothing words, poems, surveys, catalog browsings, and recipe readings.
  • Story Time episodes:  Enjoy curious stories by Frank L Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, and other authors.
  • Trivia Time episodes: Listen to interesting questions and answers.
  • Chat episodes: Hear me ramble about podcast updates and share listener feedback.
  • Batch episodes: Enjoy samples of content from early episodes.
  • Big Batch episodes: Enjoy about 2 hours of batched full episodes without any music, intro, or ads.
  • Bonus episodes: Enjoy even more Whisperpedias, Stories, Chats, Fade Outs, Trivia, as well as, music, interviews, tapping, crinkling, drinking, chewing, outdoor recordings, simulated pilot voices, microphone testing, and other experimental recordings.

If you want to try falling asleep to Nature Sounds & Background Noises, then make a small pledge at https://www.patreon.com/sleepwithsilk for immediate access to:

  • Soothing Nature Sounds (1 hour and 8 hour episodes): stream over rocks, cat cleaning itself, hiking a gravel trail, birds cawing, rain dripping and birds singing, ocean surf at jetty, small waterfall, birds at seashore, cat purring, trickling stream, ocean surf, hypnotic echoes of water drips, small pond at night, rain on an umbrella, backyard fire pit, Lake Ontario at night, birds in dense trees, stormy day at the beach, starry night with crickets, rain downpour with thunder, wind around house, birds on a windy beach, rushing stream, and howling wind with drizzling rain.
  • Relaxing Background Noises (1 hour and 8 hour episodes): floor fan, ceiling fan, small fan, white noise, brown noise, industrial hum and white noise, industrial air conditioner, dehumidifier, blow dryer, electromagnetic pulses, voices outside a factory, construction site, jets over beach, cars on a brick road, and clanky train ride.

Things to do if you are still sleepless and staring at the ceiling:

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168 Story Time: “The Tinderbox” by Hans Christian Andersen

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Tinderbox” by Hans Christian Andersen.  It is about a soldier who acquires a magical tinderbox capable of summoning three powerful dogs to do his bidding.   And there is an ugly witch involved, of course.

 

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163 Story Time: “King of the Polar Bears” by L Frank Baum (with bonus bio)

Enjoy the complete short story, “King of the Polar Bears” by L Frank Baum.  There is also a bonus bio about L Frank Baum that follows after the story.

 

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158 Story Time: “The Man and the Butterfly” by L Frank Baum

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Man and the Butterfly” by L Frank Baum.  Listen to what happens when a butterfly is commanded to turn children into pigs (spoiler: nothing ever goes as planned in L Frank Baum stories).

 

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