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You know when you’re exploring a city for the first time and you turn a corner only to stumble upon something completely unexpected?
This is what happened to Spacing producer Mieke Anderson on a recent trip to London, England. Initially, it was only a faint sound barely within earshot. Then suddenly she was face-to-face with the St Mary-le-Bow Church and consumed by the ringing of its famous bells. Wandering the streets of London you’ll still hear people say that you’re only a true Londoner or Cockney if you’re born within the sound of the Bow bells.
Links to stuff from Spacing Radio’s Summer Shorts 017:
- A brief history of the Bow bells