40 Voices Challenge #11

Middle-aged Man #2 – The Land of Counterpane This poem was written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  The poem is short and speaks for itself of an child’s imagination running wild whilst laying sick in bed. It is such a personal, touching poem, that I decided to make this a challenge by attempting the author’s own … Read More

40 Voices Challenge #10

Young Man #2 – Lazy Jack This is a fable collected by James Halliwell Orchard Phillips.  It came from Yorkshire, and so for this challenge I’ve decided to narrate with a yorkshire accent.  See what you think about Jack.  I’m not sure ‘lazy’ is quite the word for him. The Yorkshire Accent:In preparing for this … Read More

40 Voices Challenge #9

Boy #2 – A Child’s Dream of a Star This story was written by Charles Dickens in 1850.  According to Bartleby.com Dickens told a biographer that as a child he used to wander at night about a churchyard near their home, with his sister.  This sister died only two years before this story was written. … Read More