Stories from the Borders of Sleep
Stories from the Borders of Sleep
Seymour Jacklin
A semi-regular podcast, featuring original stories, fantastic fables and curious tales by written and read by your host, Seymour Jacklin. Each episode is from 8-18 minutes long and takes the listener on an imaginative and thought provoking journey. Aimed at adults but very suitable for children, too.
To Catch a Skerrid
Magic runs in the family, so when cousin Rupert comes to spend the summer with Damson and her mother, there are magic tricks, a little transdimensional tomfoolery, and, of course, poetic justice. 
Apr 12
21 min
The Frog and Banjo
A story you've never heard before where neither the frog or the banjo are quite what you might think at first - a mystical pair who surprised everyone and taught a few lessons.
Feb 26
33 min
Sketching and Painting
Who makes the woods beautiful in the Fall and how is it done? You might never see them quite the same again.
Oct 26, 2020
20 min
Brother Savion
One day in September, 40 years of the companionship of a forest brings a hermit to the culmination of his life cycle.
Aug 20, 2020
22 min
The Librarian
"You know, all this talk we are talking? It's like the sunshine and the rain. It's present or not, but when it is present it soaks and warms and disappears. Nevertheless, the nourishing effect of it lasts and shows continually."
Apr 30, 2020
22 min
Chippie and Angus
It's a story about a quiet girl, and I don't want to give too much away ...
Mar 29, 2020
13 min
Lady Isabella
A little story about an unlikely friendship that occurs in a meadow on an expedition to gather chamomile.
Mar 5, 2020
16 min
Horseless Carriage
Just a rather nice little trip down memory lane in later life, wherein we discover that the peacock is a magical bird ... perhaps.
Jan 14, 2020
23 min
In which some fascinating things are discovered about the secret life of plants and other living things.
Nov 18, 2018
26 min
Water Cure
Inspired by an atmospheric piece of music by composer, Paul Morris, this story tells of a strange visit to an unusual shrink.
Jul 13, 2018
8 min
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