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106.9 SFM Sittingbourne Jason McCrossan Saturday Breakfast 01 October

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Jason on 106.9 SFM 100% Local Radio for Sittingourne

We start with the NewsQuiz – What’s The Story? Jason plays a clip from the news – but can you work out the story behind the sound? If you can – get in touch with Jan.

Our Tranquil Time poem is Song at the beginning of Autumn by Elizabeth Jennings read by Gill Fraser Lee.

8am brings the return of Treasure Hunt and also it appears 80s’ babies are a generation apart when it comes to wealth, compared with people born a decade earlier. A report shows those now in their early 30s are worth an average of 27-thousand pounds. We hear from Personal finance expert Hannah Maundrell.

Pick of the Number One Pops is from the years 1962; 1972; 1982; 1992.

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POEM Telling Stories by Elizabeth Jennings.

Telling Stories by Elizabeth Jennings

On 106.9 SFM every Saturday morning, Jason McCrossan presents Tranquil Time – poetry on the radio at around 07:50am.

This morning’s poem is read by Gill Fraser Lee (@AHappyflower) and is by Elizabeth Jennings. It’s called – Telling Stories.

Absence by Elizabeth Jennings

“You cannot fake anything if you are trying to write serious poetry.” – Elizabeth Jennings

 

Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001) was born in Boston, Lincolnshire but moved to Oxford at the age of six where she lived for the rest of her life. She studied at St. Anne’s College, Oxford and worked in advertising, at the City Library and briefly in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. Her consistent devotion to poetry yielded over twenty books during her life, a New Collected Poems appearing in 2002.

Every Saturday morning on 106.9 SFM Jason McCrossan plays a poem in his Tranquil Time slot. This week’s poem was read by Gill Fraser Lee (@AHappyFLower) and was called Absence by Elizabeth Jennings.