To The Sea – 4th June, 2021
Everything crowds under the low horizon: / Steep beach, blue water, towels, red bathing caps...
Hello from London. Here's five minutes of civilised calm recorded in East London as the capital starts to wake up. With a poem: To The Sea by Philip Larkin.
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From the show:
On this day: 4th June, 1940, Britain completes the miracle of Dunkirk, rescuing 338,226 stranded troops from France with an improvised flotilla of 800 boats.
On this day: 4th June, 1910, Christopher Cockerell, the inventor of the hovercraft, is born in Cambridge.
If you need some music to wake you up – how about I Still Believe by Frank Turner:
Opening/closing music courtesy of Chillhop: Philanthrope, Leavv - What Was Before https://chll.to/d6b0ec27
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