Brian Aldiss talks about stargazing.
Novelist Geoff Dyer talks about the metamorphosis which the usually noisy city of Rome undergoes every year in August when the population flees the unbearable heat.
Novelist Michele Roberts extols the virtues of the French habit of taking a siesta after lunch.
Novelist Helen Dunmore delights in the pleasures of summer bathing at a members-only lake.
Anna Pavord relates the delights and frustrations of summer gardening.
Biographer Richard Holmes talks about his favourite summer pastime of sailing.
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Leslie Forbes's unusual tale of the Mafia and the exquisite delights of Sicilian ice cream.