BBC Countryfile Magazine

Sound Escape 98: Relax by a log fire in an old farmhouse kitchen

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We're sitting beside a log fire in a farmhouse in Devon. There’s something at once inconstant and rhythmic about fire. Each flame unlike the next, each ember on its own wild course, yet its heartbeat is as regular as yours. Perhaps that’s what lures you in, what comforts you; two beats aligning. Or perhaps the flames reveal a memory inherited from centuries prior. Either way, for those few precious moments, there’s nothing but you and the fire.

BBC Countryfile Magazine's Sound Escapes are a weekly audio postcard from the countryside to help you relax and transport you somewhere

beautiful, wherever you happen to be. Recorded by Daniel Graham. Presented by Fergus Collins. Image by Getty.


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