IT is more and more becoming the habit of the hard pressed and ' ' hard-up ' worker under the conditions of modern civilization, to take his holiday in his own home. This evening Miss Arnot Robertson is giving us a few hints as to how best to achieve relaxation, and a proper enjoyment of our leisure, if we are compelled to stay at home, rather than fly, more or less rashly, to the delights of foreign shores or English fields.
T ISTENERS will remember Mr. Valentine's recent series of Talks on ' Holidays in Great Britain.' He is now going to tell would-be travellers all about places which can be visited easily by Londoners, either on single-day excursions or over week-ends.
(Daventry only) Mr. DONALD MAXWELL : A
Countryman in London-I
A S one of the few true prophets of the con-A sequences of a European War, the author of ' The Great Illusion' deserves well of his countrymen and of the world in general. Mr.
Angell wrote the book which made his reputation several years before the Great War. He has had the melancholy satisfaction of seeing many of his prophecies come true. Few publicists can be more worth hearing than Mr. Angell, with his penetrating judgment and agreeable powers of expression.
by MARIAN ANDERSON (Contralto)
IN the old slave days in America the thoughts of the Negro-often turned, for consolation, to his hopes of joy in a better world. The fervour and happy confidence of as imple -minded people is shown in the' spirituals' we are to hear. Of this feeling Deep River is typical :—
' Deep river, my home is over
Deep river, Lord, I want to cross over into camp-ground.
Oh, chillun, oh, don't you want to go to that gospel feast,
That promised land, that land where all is peace ?
Walk into Heaven and take my seat,
And cast my crown at Jesus' feet.'
A Play for 'Broadcasting by HOLT MARVELL and CYRIL LISTER
One Day we shall ifind ourselves,
Each one of us,
Travelling in a manner we are unprepared for
To a Continent no living man Has ever visited.
But since the summons Is so imperative
And our arrival is expected,
We shall not, perhaps, be called upon To undertake this formidable journey Unattended.
The Continental boat train is due to leave the Southern Terminus in a few minutes.
The platform is like a stage where passengers, porters, newsboys, guards and inspectors are playing their cheerful, bustling parts in the diurnal tragi-comedy of departure.
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