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i remember it looking more like a warehouse than a
church...dingy brick, if that's any help....


--- mikemail <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Mea Culpa Ieva - I thought you might have been a
> semi - e e cummings.  Interesting name does it mean
> 'Eve'?
> 
> The church can be easily missed as I remember sort
> of 'tucked in' now, to the right coming off the
> bridge - Monument end.
> 
> I have a pen sketch which they had in the church I
> can send it, it depicts the church in more splendid
> times.
> Mike
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Ieva Lesinska-Geibere 
>   To: [log in to unmask] 
>   Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 7:10 PM
>   Subject: Re: TSE in London
> 
> 
>   Yes, I know -- but as I said, I only glimpsed what
> may be St MM from London Bridge and as I was running
> late for and appointment it was too late to retrace
> my steps and examine the splendour.
> 
>   Quite off topic -- for years I have been wondering
> why westerners tend to assume that I write my name
> with a small initial letter.  Do they assume that
> it's one of those weird and exotic East European
> practices quite unheard of in the West? So let me
> re-introduce myself at least to this --
> 
>   my name is ieva lesinska.
> 
> 
> 
> 
>
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>   From: T. S. Eliot Discussion forum.
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of mikemail
>   Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 6:56 PM
>   To: [log in to unmask]
>   Subject: Re: TSE in London
> 
> 
>   The inexplicable splendour is inside the church,
> Leva.
> 
>   Mike 
>     ----- Original Message ----- 
>     From: Ieva Lesinska-Geibere 
>     To: [log in to unmask] 
>     Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 5:29 PM
>     Subject: TSE in London
> 
> 
> 
>     A belated thanks to everyone who advised me when
> I was planning my trip
>     to London in search of TSE, particularly to
> Marcia Karp. If not for her,
>     I would have never met the knowledgeable,
> generous and warm Jim McCue in
>     whose company I spent a few truly deligtful
> hours (including staring
>     together at "sweet Thames" that DID, at least on
> that occasion, bear
>     "empty bottles, sandwich papers [..] cigarette
> ends" and the like).
>     Until that meeting I was totally oblivious of
> the fact that TSE had
>     written a short story entitled Eeldrop &
> Appleplex that apparently was
>     first published in The Little Review (May and
> September 1917) but am now
>     the proud owner of its copy (Foundling Press
> 1992).
> 
>     While I was not on a mission to visit all the
> places mentioned in TWL
>     and elsewhere, I did spend a few quiet moments
> at St Mary Woolnoth, a
>     very cozy and elegant little church that I
> stumbled upon on my way to
>     London Bridge. As I was walking across, I also
> saw a little church
>     hugging the side of an office building and got
> to wondering whether it
>     might possibly be St Magnus Martyr with its
> "inexplicable splendour".
>     Jim did not know its exact location but, judging
> by the map, what I took
>     a picture of might be it. I don't know the
> list's policy regarding
>     picture attachments, but if somebody knows of
> thinks he/she knows what
>     St Magnus Martyr looks like, please contact me
> off-list and I will send
>     you the picture I took and maybe you can help me
> identify it.
> 
>     Ieva
> 
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