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Nighttime on Still Waters

Nighttime on Still Waters

This is the Narrowboat 'Erica' narrowcasting into the night from somewhere on Britain's canals and waterways.
A podcast that gently explores life afloat (and on land), the elements, nature, and, most of all, the beauties of the night.
Perfect night-time listening.

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Recent Episodes

Natural World (General) Natural World (Flora)

The Three of Seven (At the conclave of oaks)

March 26, 2023

Tonight's episode will be the last for awhile. I am trying to juggle too many things and I am not coping. I hope to be back soon. Thank you for all your support it means and has meant so much to me xx Tonight, the clouds are…

Natural World (General) Philosophy/reflective Literature,

When blackbirds learn to sing

March 19, 2023

After a blustery week of wild, mad, March weather, why not join us tonight as we enjoy a sunny moment beside the canal and contemplate on the powerful word-play of some very old Celtic bards. Journal entry : 17th March, Frid…

Boat Life Natural World (General) Night Time

Night Swimming (After the snows)

March 12, 2023

Curl up with us tonight as we enjoy the warmth of a cosy cabin as snow gives way to sweeping rain and our stove glows brightly in the gathering darkness. Journal entry : 10th March, Friday “The convocation of oaks rises to m…

History (Personal)

The Miles We Have Walked (You and Me)

Feb. 26, 2023

This episode is dedicated to my pair of walking boots who has shared life with me for nearly 45 years (and both of us are still going strong). We have walked miles together. Where have they taken me and to what (and to whom)…

Natural World (General) Philosophy/reflective

Songs to the Younger Part (Hymn of the Pearl)

Feb. 19, 2023

Blustery late winter nights are perfect for retelling old stories. Tonight we listen again with new ears to the ancient story told in the 'hymn of the pearl' and explore how old myths and folktales can weave such powerful ta…

Natural World (General) Philosophy/reflective

Lock Wheeling

Feb. 12, 2023

Any boater who is faced with the prospect of numerous locks ahead will know how wonderful it is to find someone who is prepared to take on ‘lock-wheeling’ duties. This episode takes some time out to reflect on the podcast as…