1. S

    The Bells, the bells

    I am almost nostalgic for the call to prayer regular din as opposed to the church bells in my new village Fair enough they only ring out from 7am to midnight but at a total of around 120 clangs a day it does get bloody annoying esp as it's only about 30m away!!! Still got used to the mosque so...
  2. bickern

    Goodbye church bells, hello call to prayer...

    Just replicating a news item, it is just a petition... Mind you if they get enough to sign it, and they probably will, it will have to be debated. Interesting when a friend was married a couple of years ago she could not have the bells because they were deemed too noisy...
  3. kemerkid

    Jingle Bells.

    To Santa Claus who is by now loading up his sleigh with sacks of magic while his wife is preparing his sandwiches and flask of Bovril for his long journey, though you may find our house quite easily we have no chimney. Could I please ask you to leave a little Star Dust in my porch so that anyone...
  4. bal canavar

    Jihad Bells

    A Christmas message from our Israeli friends. I think a humorous dig at Muslims and Christians .
  5. bickern

    Domestic violence rings alarm bells

    She is neither a celebrity nor a prominent politician, but a bodyguard escorts Nahide Opuz at every step, even at the supermarket, to fend off a menace that has proved lethal: her ex-husband. The 39-year-old mother of two is the first Turkish woman to have a government-funded bodyguard...
  6. B

    Ring any Bells?

    Nick Leeson, Jerome Kerviel, Phil Robinson. (I know this last one isn't quite in the same league, but give him time and he'll get there.)
  7. Susan

    Church Bells

    Church Bells On hearing that her elderly grandfather had just passed away, Katie went straight to her grandparent's house to visit her 95 year old grandmother and comfort her. When she asked how her grandfather had died, her grandmother replied, "He had a heart attack while we were making love...
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