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316- The Shipping Forecast

27:53 | Jul 25th, 2018

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Four times every day, on radios all across the British Isles, a BBC announcer begins reading from a seemingly indecipherable script. "And now the Shipping Forecast issued by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency," says the vo...Show More

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loopaleepJul 30th, 2018

Such a beautiful episode to listen to. Great story and so calming too.