My Animals And Other Family

Short stories by acclaimed writer Julia Blackburn, read by the author.

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AR01A Bushbaby From Harrods2006031320070402
20120227 (BBC7)
20120228 (BBC7)

A family friend takes one look at 10-year-old Julia and decides she needs companionship.

The Harrods' Zoo is as close to heaven as anywhere Julia has been, and Congo the bushbaby is the first love of her life.

A family friend has a look at ten-year-old Julia and decides that she needs companionship.

Five short stories by Julia Blackburn, read by the author. A family friend takes one look at ten-year-old Julia and decides that she needs companionship.

AR02Tortoises And Tropical Fish2006031420070403
20120228 (BBC7)
20120229 (BBC7)

Julia finds that watching the tropical fish calms her racing heart when family life becomes too painful.

Julia finds that tropical fish calm her racing heart when family life becomes too painful.

Five short stories by Julia Blackburn, read by the author. Julia finds that watching the tropical fish calms her racing heart when family life becomes too painful.

AR03Chickens, Guinea Pigs And The Facts Of Life2006031520070404
20120229 (BBC7)
20120301 (BBC7)

From passion, to birth, to death, guinea pigs teach Julia the facts of life as she wishes to know them.

Guinea pigs teach Julia the facts of life as she wishes to know them.

Short stories by Julia Blackburn, read by the author. Guinea pigs teach Julia the facts of life as she wishes to know them.

AR04Two Very Different Dogs2006031620070405
20120301 (BBC7)
20120302 (BBC7)

Julia's cocker spaniel Jason becomes an outward sign of the troubles in her family.

Short stories by Julia Blackburn, read by the author. Julia's cocker spaniel Jason becomes an outward sign of the troubles in her family.

AR05 LASTTalking With Pigs2006031720120302 (BBC7)
20120303 (BBC7)

Julia takes up pig-keeping.

Julia takes up pig-keeping. Julia Blackburn concludes reading her autobiographical stories