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See You In Sleep County

See You In Sleep County

Author: Jazz Meyer & Blake Farha

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Bedtime stories for adults designed to whisk you away into the peaceful, relaxing realm of Sleep County.

See behind-the-scenes and say hello on Instagram: @seeyouinsleepcounty

Each story is written by Jazz Meyer and is based on a real journal entry from her decades-long habit of chronicling her life. With the smooth, calming voice of Blake Farha narrating this weekly podcast, you’ll be lulled into a tranquil and somnolent state in no time.

We release a new bedtime story every Sunday.

Support us on patreon.com/seeyouinsleepcounty

Cover art by Shannon Calcott. @shannoncalcott
31 Episodes
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Tonight's episode opens with a chat about Blake's desire for a canine companion. Then we ease into a lovely story of a shared memory in which the two of us attended a ceramics workshop led by another dear friend in the winter of 2019. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
This week in Sleep County, we chat about meaning and how sometimes it's best not to look for it. Then we transport our listeners to Faro, Portugal in the summer of 2020 for a tour through various artists' studios, culminating in an evening with new friends. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Tonight we muse upon what creative maturity looks like and why it's more important to create for expression than performance. Then we breathe in the fresh alpine air and bathe in the cool mountain streams of Drôme in the summer of 2019 for this bedtime story. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
In this week's episode, we talk a little about how to choose what we spend time on, and the alignment of whims and commitments. Then, in our story, we visit Woodfordia, a very special place on Australia's Sunshine Coast, for The Dreaming Festival of winter 2010. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
We open tonight's episode with a little chat about an exciting package that Jazz just received, and then transport our listeners to the snowy countryside of Poland, for this story set in January 2017. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Tonight's episode is an extra special one! To celebrate 2000 listens of the podcast, we held a competition for a personalised episode of Sleep County. This story is about our lucky listener, Nick, and chronicles the overwhelm of his first day as an English teacher in South Korea. Thanks to our newest Patron, the Hitchhiking Teacher for supporting us! Personalised podcasts are offered to all of our Resident Tier patrons. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
This evening we delve a little into self-care, and the power of removing 'should' from one's vocabulary. Then we travel to Bangkok in the summer of 2014, exploring an abandoned shopping mall replete with a flooded basement full of Koi carp. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Tonight we hear of Blake's recent trip to France, and the therapeutic benefits of spending time in nature before we delve into our tale. This story is a recent one, occurring in the summer of 2020, and explores the simple pleasures of making silver jewellery with one's very own hands.
This week we chat a little about the absurdity of human preoccupations and the perks of being a duck. Then, in our story, we scale the tallest structure in the southern hemisphere in country Australia in the autumn of 2013.
22 - Pancake Collusion

22 - Pancake Collusion

2020-09-2727:47

Tonight's story opens with some thoughtful musings on play and the beauty of making time to do nothing. Then we enter a mischievous little adventure that occurred one night in 2009 on the Gold Coast in Australia.   A special thanks to this week's new patron, Marga! Thank you so much for supporting this budding podcast. You make this See You In Sleep County possible!
We open this week's episode with a chat about hippy festivals and smiling at strangers, and then transport our listeners to a peaceful community project in the mountains of Portugal, set in the summer of 2020.
This week's episode opens with waxing lyrical about the joys of petting moss, and the revelation that touching moss is like petting the earth. Then we transport our listeners into the streets of Berlin in the magical summer of 2015 for a clandestine midnight adventure. 
Before we delve into tonight's story, we spend a little time gushing over how much we love making this podcast, and how grateful we are for all the support and feedback we're receiving. Then, from the winter of 2009, we explore the story of a night spent with friends on beautiful Tamborine Mountain in Australia. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Tonight we chat about the power that art has to connect and to reveal the intimacies of our humanity, and then we drift dreamily into a riverside repose in Portugal, set in the summer of 2020. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
17 - Lost on the Way

17 - Lost on the Way

2020-08-2339:54

This week we have an extra special episode of See You In Sleep County! To celebrate the launch of Blake's debut novel, this episode features an excerpt from his book, Lost on the Way: A Journal from the Camino de Santiago. Before settling into tonight's bedtime story, we talk about the Camino de Santiago, what it is, why Blake set off on this ancient pilgrimage, and why he decided to publish his private journal from his time walking 600 miles across Spain on foot. Links to the paperback, ebook and audiobook through Blake's Instagram: @blakefarha --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
16 - Universal Vertigo

16 - Universal Vertigo

2020-08-1632:42

Tonight's podcast starts with a thoughtful and honest conversation about mental health and self-care before we dive into Jazz's favourite story to date. This story describes a precious memory of roadtripping through Australia in the summer of 2011. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
In tonight's episode, we open the podcast with a contemplative chat about the wonder of travel. Then we transport our listeners to Vietnam for a long drive through the mountains on a couple of rickety scooters in the spring of 2014.
There's a new fuzzy little member in Jazz's family and tonight's podcast opens with a chat about how everyone is adjusting. Then, another feline friend appears in this story, set in Australia's Gold Coast in February of 2009. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
13 - 79° of Longitude

13 - 79° of Longitude

2020-07-2626:24

Tonight's story begins with a chat about appreciating the little surprises in life. And then we jump aboard the Trans-Mongolian Railway in the summer of 2014, taking the journey from Beijing to Moscow, and then all the way to Sleep County.
We begin tonight's episode with some musings on yoga and the meditative quality of getting in touch with our bodies. And then, we whisk you away to a little village in China for a night spent camping on the Great Wall in the summer of 2014. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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