TUESDAY 28 Dec at 7pm: Michael Palin's "Sahara" with Bear Silvershade

"Sahara is one of the most powerful and evocative names on the worldmap. As a child, the images I had of the Sahara were both frighteningand intriguing - palm trees, camels, turbanned travellers reclining,whilst being poured sparkling water by urn-carrying maidens in flimsyveils. It looked fun. I also knew that most western explorers whotried to cross it never came back. The combination of seduction andseverity appealed to me." Drop by as Bear shares selections from these warm tales in voice.

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