Afloat on birdsong, hawthorn petals and young leaves
Oct. 4, 2020

Duck calls in the Night

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Join me on the first Nighttime on Still Waters podcast. It is really a getting to know you podcast where I introduce you to the Erica58ft narrowboat and this is the beginning of our audio journal about our life aboard and the changes and shifts we encounter following our move from land to water. These nighttime reflections draw upon our experiences and on life in general.
On thing I have noticed is how our nearby ducks call out to each other in the night and in this episode I explore that common need for, what Charlie Connolly describes as, 'voices flung out under the stars.'

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Episode Information
During the podcast a read a passage from Charlie Connolly's (2019) The Last Train to Hilversum: A journey in the search of the magic of radio. Bloomsbury Publishing (loc 258)
Saint-Saen's The Swan is performed by Karr and Bernstein (1961) and available on CC at
Two-stroke narrowboat engine recorded by 'James2nd' on the River weaver, Cheshire. Uploaded on 23rd June 2018. Creative Commons Licence.