the bells of st. marys

St Mary-le-Bow

St Mary-le-Bow is a historic church rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666 by Sir Christopher Wren in the City of London on the main east–west thoroughfare, Cheapside. According to tradition a true Cockney must be born within earshot of the sound of Bow Bells (which refers to this church’s bells rather than St Mary and Holy Trinity, Bow Road, in Bow, an outlying village until the 19th century).

Competition for Breakfast & Pension Idiocy.

Competition for Breakfast & Pension Idiocy.

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Sunday 24th Jan.

03.38 am was son up this morning, at least this son. It hardly seemed fair since I’d only turned my light out to sleep at 1.00 am Even by my standards it was a little on the mean side. Still, there was every chance I’d make up for it later.I didn’t realise that I’d start about 5.00 am by falling asleep over my keyboard and my typing fingers would fill my screen with lots of stuff…

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To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 17

To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 17

Three About The Bells’s of St. Mary’s:

1. Year awarded: 1945.
2. Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California.
3. Actor/Actresses: Bing Crosby, Henry Travers and Ingrid Bergman.
A no comedy cease-
In the life of this priest.


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