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2.5 Your Home and Mine
' The " Works " of a House '
2.25 Interlude
2.30 British History
' Drainage and Turnips'
A Dramatic Interlude written by B. A. KEEN , D.Sc., F.R.S.
In the seventeenth century the men who lived in the Fens thought that the proposal to drain their marsh-land would mean disaster for them. They rowed in boats and lived on fish and fowl. It was written in a satirical ballad, ' And where we feed, in Fen and Reed, they'll feed both Beef and Bacon '. Today you will hear how in spite of adverse opinions the Fens were drained and how the people of England by improving their land were able to feed and clothe a larger number of people in this island.


Unknown: Geoffrey Boumphrey
Written By: B. A. Keen

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