For more than 100 years the bells of St Peter and St Paul Church in the Oxfordshire market town of Wantage have chimed every quarter hour.
For a considerably shorter period 33-year-old Graham Taylor has been the licensee of The Swan pub next door.
This, he says, has been time enough for him to endure sleepless nights and, finally, to lose his patience and storm into Sunday morning worship and shout at the priest: "What about love they (sic) neighbour?"
The Times brings up the old 'Richard III was innocent chestnut. I have certain Richardian sympathies, but am tired of articles revealing the 'truth' about Shakespearean characters.