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2.5 Round the Countryside
Nature's Story-book:
6—' Summer Again '
A few months ago Watkin Williams took his listeners for an imaginary walk round the countryside, showing them how to find out what some of the animals had been doing by looking out for the evidence or ' sign ' that they left behind them ; he suggested that the understanding of this 'sign' was rather like learning to read the printed words on the page of a book. Today Mr. Williams will again talk about the footprints, traces of fur and feather and so forth, left by animals, with special reference to the type of ' sign ' that may be found in the countryside at this time of year.
2.25 Interlude
2.30 English Literature-2
' Famous Writers'
2.55 Interlude
3.0 Concert Lesson
(a) Variations-II
(b) The Trumpet
3.30 Interlude
3.35 Early Stages in French


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