Bedtime stories for adults designed to whisk you away into the peaceful, relaxing realm of Sleep County.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
Tonight we open our podcast with a chat about the surprising joy of developing new skills, and then talk a little about urban exploration, which is exactly what this story is about. From a journal entry dated in September of 2011, this tale takes place in a little town called Koolkhan in Australia.
We start our episode with a little chat about the importance of allowing ourselves time to rest and enjoy the simple things. Then we step into an eery evening in January 2020, that begins with a misty walk and ends with a little adventure. All set in the south of Portugal.
We open tonight's episode with musings on Joseph Heller's iconic novel, Catch 22, before stepping back in time with some of Rome's more historically significant monuments. This story occurred in January 2018 and is based on a journal entry from that time.
After a reflective chat about flow-state and the writing process, we dive into tonight's story, set at a Rainbow Gathering in Portugal. This story is based on an entry from Jazz's journals in the summer of 2019 and features a few of her favourite people.
We muse on the curious and wonderful act of recording memories in the form of a journal before whisking you away to the streets of Paris in the summer of 2012. This story is based on an entry from a journal that has been stored under Jazz’s mom’s bed until now.
In tonight’s episode of See You In Sleep County, we explore the joy and tranquility that can be found in travel and then delve into a story from an older journal. This bedtime tale is set in the muggy streets of Saigon, Vietnam from a journal entry written in summer 2014.
We talk a little about the touching experience of being seen by someone you love and then ease into our story for tonight. This time we’re in a beautiful, lush garden in the south of Portugal, taken from a journal entry written in the autumn of 2018.
Tonight we chat lazily about riding bikes through empty nighttime streets, before riding our way into the streets of Berlin for tonight’s story. Based on a journal entry from the summer of 2018, our story features both Blake and Jazz, and an endless July afternoon.
In this first episode of See You In Sleep County, you’ll hear a bit about the purpose and passion behind this podcast before being gently introduced to tonight’s story. We’ll enjoy a lazy afternoon in a Berlin garden house, set in the summer of 2017.