I see the passion for Betjeman is a strong as ever.
Ever wondered why Morrissey appeared to the sound of bells in 2002? I think it was a nod to Betjeman's title of his 'verse autobiography' "Summoned by Bells"....unless the bells appear at the end of the recording of "A Child Ill", in which case my theory is shot to pieces.
"I'm the world's biggest Damien Dempsey fan, but every night he kept saying exactly the same things onstage, so one night I met him walking offstage and jumped on his back. He enjoyed that. ...... and ... so did I ...."