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Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and is generally extended to refer to the clock or the Clock Tower (officially known simply as Clock Tower) as well.

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Nice trip up Spinnaker Tower this morning, nice to see HMS Westminster, Diamond and Queen Elizabeth all lined up! http…
What we've give for a winter's night in London! . This of course is Big Ben, officially renamed Elizabeth Tower (after the Queen)…
The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among London's most iconic landmarks. .
Ivanka Trump is ending a roller-coaster year with a new Trump Tower store by Elizabeth Segran via Fast Company…
LUXURY EVENING MILLINERY CLASSES. Katherine Elizabeth will be putting on some special millinery evening classes with…
Final trip of the year to Nice to walk to the station in daylight. Queen Elizabeth Tower is almost compl…
There used to be cells in the Elizabeth Tower – as its under repair there must be some empty rooms they…
Elizabeth Campbell is asked to commit to putting sprinklers in the tower blocks surrounding Grenfell, - tells
A £10M cheque was recently cut for a Tory donor to scaffold the Elizabeth Tower.
Davis escapes being locked up in the Elizabeth tower. No contempt of parliament, just contempt of reality and contempt of the electorate.
Nearly six months on from the tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire, the leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, Elizabe…
You were awfully quiet when the Libs and your government decided to build Perth stadium, Elizabeth Quay and the Bell Tower.
“Elizabeth Campbell, the leader of Kensington and Chelsea council, has been asked not to go” https:…
My phone isn't working. If you need me you can DM or email but the quickest way is to loudly refer to the whole of Elizabet…
All wrapped up. . . The Elizabeth Tower has its Christmas wrapping paper on already. Have you done any wrapping yet?…
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Watch tomorrow night at 9pm as explores the conservation of the Elizabeth Tower
GOING SILENT! . London's iconic landmark Elizabeth Tower home of "Big Ben" will shut down for renovation today...
It's just a clock, it'll be back soon, can we all just calm down about Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower
By looking at the clock on the Elizabeth Tower...
Big Ben chimes for the last time until 2021 following renovations to the Elizabeth Tower
Actually™ the clock has no name. The tower is The Elizabeth Tower. The bell is nicknamed Big Ben, but…
Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower's history in pictures.
Yup, Ben the bell. Tower used to be called Clock Tower, now called Elizabeth Tower, going by wikipedia
Remember when they changed the name of Big Ben's tower from St Stephen's Tower to Elizabeth Tower so some *** could get a gong?
Big Ben's bell chimed for last time before been silenced for the controversial £29m renovation of Elizabeth's Tower.
I believe its official name is the Queen Elizabeth Tower. "Rioting on my own" would be a great name for an autobiog…
As Big Ben bongs for the last time in 4 years, take a look back at the history of London's leaning tower…
Its actually called Elizabeth tower not Barron Von lizshonstien
And on the subject of Big Ben, Ben is the bell and only the bell, not the Tower. It is the Elizabeth Tower.
Pugin designed in Ramsgate. Here he also built his own Bell Tower (smaller than the Elizabeth Tower!) with its…
Now Big Ben is silent, will they continue to use images of the Elizabeth Tower as a symbol of Britain?. Might not convey the intended idea.
The 29-million-pound-project has officially started. will be silent for the next 4 years!…
4 years to renovate Elizabeth Tower. Only took months to build camp bastion size of a city. of UK taxpayer
Big Ben to fall silent for four years starting today- your questions answered - UK Parliament
Big Ben rang out across London for the last time in 4 years at 12 noon today as the Elizabeth tower is set to under…
The bells of Elizabeth Tower. (renamed so the proles know to cower). fell silent today. in quiet dismay. at the cretinous *** in power.
"I am the whole machinery of the clock," wrote when he and Barry designed the Elizabeth Tower; Ramsgate, 1852.
Theresa May intervenes in row over silencing:
Big Ben to fall silent for four years from 12 noon: The bell inside the Elizabeth Tower will go silent for the..
That would make the Elizabeth Tower the world's biggest vibrator. 😉😂
Big Ben is a Phallic symbol of the Patriarchy. But if it's the Elizabeth Tower does that make it a tra…
Big Ben is the BELL, the tower is the Elizabeth Tower.
FunFact: From bottom Elizabeth Tower u hear the chime 1/6th second later. From today you wont hear it at all ht…
Last chimes from Big Ben for a while due to maintenance in the belfry & the Elizabeth will seem weird
The Elizabeth Tower, completed in 1859, is showing its age. . See inside
Big Ben's real name is Elizabeth tower, named after Queen Elizabeth II. It was somehow made in 1859, 67 years before she…
Big Ben will be silent for the next four years
Big Ben will peal for the last time at midday today, then fall silent until 2021 for refurbishment on its home, the Eliza…
Engraving of the 2nd 'Big Ben', from The Illustrated 'News of the World' December 4 1858. . The official name of is…
Cleaning the Clock face "Big Ben", Elizabeth Tower, Palace of Westminster by Christine Matthews
ofc everyone knows that that's the Elizabeth Tower
Big Ben & Elizabeth Tower are absolutely beautiful!
lol I genuinely forgot about BB. What is Elizabeth Tower? And my question stands - do they line up like that anywhere?
One of my daughter's friends was in England over New Year and took this great photo of the Elizabeth Tower (aka...
Purcell pioneer use of level 2 BIM to carry out conservation and repair works to the world famous Elizabeth Tower
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Under the gray skies of London, Elizabeth Tower (fondly known as Big Ben) sanding tall and beautiful.
360 video walk from the House of Parliamont/Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) to Coca ...
Did you know that Big Ben is the bell inside the Elizabeth Clocktower and not the tower itself?
elizabeth is so used to being viewed as a concept rather than a person she’s The Girl in the Tower or the Lamb of Columbia or
Westminster Bridge - Westminster Bridge and the Elizabeth Tower (aka Big Ben) taken from the Queen's Walk. In the …
An exploding Elizabeth Tower and a burning Union Jack under a title of 'Endland.' That'll be the civil part of nati…
Hey. I am coming to London to visit in April. Will there be scaffolding all over the Elizabeth Tower by then?
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my favs are Mother, Federalist Public House, Ginger Elizabeth's, fox & goose and tower Cafe
OTD in 1601, Elizabeth I's favourite, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, was beheaded at the Tower for his role in a plot…
Today in Tudor History: 25 Feb 1601 - Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex was executed at the Tower of London for treason against Elizabeth I.
Today in 1601: Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, is executed at the Tower for plotting against Elizabeth I.
11 July 1859. Big Ben, the bell in the Clock Tower of what is now called Elizabeth Tower, tolled for the first time
I'm at Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) - in London, Greater London, Greater London w/
At the Tower of London hearing about Elizabeth I. "Is Elizabeth I the Queen's mum?"
Discover the story of and the Elizabeth Tower in this beautifully illustrated book.
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Any of you awake and up for climbing the water tower by the old mill and talking about how we're gonna make it out of…
Rockies broadcast just had a shot of Willis tower and broadcaster called it Sears tower. Pretty sure it's ignorance but I appreciated it.
Elizabeth Hodl 4th grade Mrs Meeks class. The Rosetta Stone at the British Museum in London, The Tower Bridge in...
I love Chris & Elizabeth they're cool but Chris has got to get over the "Tower Grove Park" thing I wish I now...
Elizabeth Tower at night is pretty :D
Hi, would you mind confirming on Monday if my application for an Elizabeth Tower tour came through okay? Thanks. :-)
Crop of an illustration I did for the of of the top of the Elizabeth tower,…
Obligatory shot from the Tower of London
Mr. Steve, Mohammed Rubaie, Abdulla Al-Atawneh and Noor Al-Fozan in front of the Elizabeth Tower…
Jackie Earle Haley is joining The Dark Tower (and The Tick TV series):
Really? I've heard others say that Parachute Drop is worse than the dreaded Tower of Terror and
Not quite. Tower is called Elizabeth Tower since 2012 and the bell (not inc the clock) is nicknamed Big Ben (1)
The Elizabeth Tower, famously known as 'Big Ben', was actually being…
Classic view of BigBen aka Elizabeth Tower. A staple for any visit!.
.Fawning MPs renamed it "Elizabeth Tower" for the jubilee.Am still trying to get it popularly known as "Big Liz"
he's working on hanging Elizabeth in the tower of London
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[Once Elizabeth was finished I put her back in her crib before I slipped behind in the tower.]
Big Ben at Sunset: Alexander JE Bradley posted a photo:. Despite the fact that Elizabeth Tower, more common...
"Big Ben" isn’t a tower, only the bell inside the tower is called Big Ben. The tower itself is called The Elizabeth To…
Elizabeth Woodville: Mother of the Princes in the Tower by David Baldwin Paperba
Did you knowBig Ben, isn't the tower, it's the bell inside? The tower is called the Elizabeth Tower!
4/4 Elizabeth would remain in the Tower for another month. She would be released on the 19th May- the anniversary of her mother's execution.
View of Elizabeth Tower from roof of Public Bill Office.
So if the bell is Big Ben and the tower is the Elizabeth Tower, what's the clock called? Well, obvs *starts petition*
I've never seen Cinemagique or Stitch Live! And I chickened out of Terror of Tower, maybe next time.
Yep, her history is irrefutable! "More faces than the Queen Elizabeth Tower clock"!
I LOVE Tower of Terror so much! It's my favourite thing! Also Stitch Live is incredibly fun! As is Cinémagique!
The Princes in the Tower were Edward V and Richard. The two brothers were the ... -
World History question of the day (Feb1): What cousin of hers did Queen Elizabeth I imprison in the Tower of London, and later execute?
New Sheraton could tower over Elizabeth quay - Images of the proposed hotel show a towering building that would...
42 storey Sheraton slated for development in Looks a bit blockish to me
New Sheraton could tower over Elizabeth quay
Passed yesterday Lindeth Tower 1840s/50s holiday home, Elizabeth
The Elizabeth tower (also know as Big Ben) in London, took this photo back in November 2015! 😃
My image Queen Elizabeth II Tower with Big Ben has received special recognition
$110m 42-level Sheraton hotel could be the newest addition to Perth’s skyline.
Some at Lizzie Quay opening bemoaned New Esplanade Hotel as an eyesore. This may buoy them.
*Mind wanders to Elizabeth Tower beating up some dude*
Big Ben, Queen Elizabeth Tower and Wesminster Bridge framed in A by anshar
Big Ben is the name of the bell not the tower - the tower is called The Elizabeth Tower...
You cant see Big Ben. Its inside the Elizabeth Tower!
The tallest tower in Lviv (Ukraine) - St. Elizabeth's Church tower. It has 85 meters of height!
"Elizabeth wrote poetry of her own, on subjects ranging from her captivity in the Tower to meditations on fortune...
Fascinating to go on the Big Ben and Elizabeth Tower tour today.
The Briton jumped from one rooftop to another until he found a large main road that would take him to the Elizabeth Tower.
Thanks & you, Elizabeth Tower [Big Ben] + London red buses, London Eye always make for good sightseer, scopes!
Dear & - this is NOT this is the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben is the…
First time going up the Elizabeth Tower and seeing Big Ben - really interesting to see it close up! Thanks
Elizabeth on ascension to the throne -- "As the procession approached the Tower, she mused: “Some have fallen fr...
Colin Barnett on Chevron Elizabeth Quay site: "they will build their tower, there is absolutely no doubt about that"
Union Flags in Westminster with Elizabeth Tower in the background.
The Great Bell arrived at Westminster in 1858 on a low truck drawn by 16 horses. https…
Hear what Texas Tower PR Director Elizabeth Lara had to say about us!
Close up of the clock face on Elizabeth Tower (St Stephen's Tower), Big Ben is nowhere to be…
Yes. It's the nickname for The Great Bell in the clock. . It was The Clock Tower renamed to Elizabeth Tower in 2012.
Actually it is called the "Elizabeth Tower". But isn't it a little early for this?
Can't wait for the debate with the Secretary of State for the Environment, Elizabeth Tower Truss.
I thought Big Ben was the Bell, and the tower was named Elizabeth tower.
Behind the clock face of Elizabeth Tower, often referred to as Big Ben, 1920s.
Clock faces in the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) go blue to mark our Resolution for Children!
. View of the Elizabeth's Tower from the St. Margaret's Church
Erecting the first tower crane on the PBT site
Big Ben aka Elizabeth Tower. Can't lie was pretty awe inspiring to see this one in person!…
This morning, activists hung an effigy of Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower in NYC, & released this statement:
Elizabeth De Patzi still has me and my image distorted and locked up. Just like she is in her tower by children!
it's a bit like saying SW1A 2AA is David Cameron. 0AA is the Elizabeth Tower, Big Ben just lives there
Technicians doing cleaning and maintenance work atop the landmark Elizabeth Tower in London.
The moment you teach your very British friend that the Big Ben is officially called The Elizabeth Tower. Right, ;)
My pic has won the Architectural Photography Challenge. Now buying the family Big Ben gifts for Xmas. via
Perth's Bell Tower rings up 15 years, now overlooking Elizabeth Quay
Only fitting, I think, to buy Elizabeth Harrower's The Watch Tower (in Sydney.
The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.Proverbs 18:10-
Rose is flower that loves for an hour! FRIENDSHIP is a tower that lives FOREVER.
So this morning we climbed the Elizabeth Tower and watched Big Ben strike 10am. Went behind the…
A street view of Elizabeth Tower also known as "Big Ben" in See more of our Travel…
Sorry,Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower tours are only available to UK residents. We hope we can welcome you to Parliament one day.
Today Crystal surprised Elizabeth building a big book tower in her room.
No. 9 Elizabeth Tower Discover the history of the clock
Can't wait to get inside Big Ben tomorrow with Matt :) @ The Elizabeth Tower
Perth's Bell Tower rings up 15 years, now overlooks new development at Elizabeth Quay via abcnews
ITAP of an Underground sign across the street from Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben)
I think that Elizabeth Woodville allowed Richard to join his brother at the Tower is an important fact too.
Elizabeth Tower. Thinking about time right now because I have 2 hours before my physics final exam. 😫.
HM Queen Elizabeth II. Presented with the Keys of the Tower by. Field Marshall Earl Alexander of Tunis. 8th May 1964
Hi, just to let you know Bell Tower (Big Ben) was renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of the queens diamond jubilee in 2012
You know Big Ben is the bell right? I mean, you're the fact guy. You're talking abt St. Stephen's / Elizabeth Tower.
. "Because the night belongs to lovers...". Patti Smith. Westminster hall & Elizabeth Tower
So they've renamed 'Big Ben' to 'Elizabeth Tower'. Does that even sound cute?
Big Ben is in the photo, however it's inside the Elizabeth Tower.
also fun fact, Big Ben is actually the bell inside of the Clock Tower, not the tower itself. the tower is called Elizabeth tower. NEAT
our own ADHS PEPI miss Elizabeth showing how to build the tallest tower!
Big Ben is actually the name of the bell. This is the Elizabeth Tower
call to queen Elizabeth as add burried dead man dried on brimmingdale castliex & lorus tower
.Hazy or misty - NOT foggy you can see the Elizabeth Tower though it was still called - 'ClockTower' in 1969
To celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Tower Bridge and Trafalgar Square were lit with...
Interesting oversight; Booker says "that's where WE need to go" before Elizabeth had joined up with him in the tower
I would've gone with Diana Charlotte Elizabeth. I also would've been beheaded or at least locked in a tower.
A video of the 62-round gun salute at the Tower of London in honor of the birth of Princess Charlotte Elizabeth...
Big Ben doesn’t refer to the famous clock, but to the bell inside. The building itself is called the Elizabeth Tower!
Today's Instagram a gun salute at Tower Bridge to mark the birth of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
Birth of Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana marked by Royal Salutes at Hyde Park and Tower of
The Palace of Westminster with Elizabeth Tower viewed from across the River Thames | Amazing Photography Of Citie...
Black taxi outside the western façade of Westminster Abbey, with Elizabeth Tower in the background. ht…
LONDON EVENING STANDARD ONLINE Remembrance Sunday: Images of falling poppies to be projected onto Big Ben Images of falling poppies will be projected onto Parliament's Elizabeth Tower on Remembrance Sunday.
Big Ben is the bell. The Clock Tower is called the Elizabeth Tower :3
Walked from Kensington Gardens to Hyde Park, then took a bus down and saw the Elizabeth Tower, which…
I'm at Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) - in City of Westminster, Greater London
The face of the clock on the 'Big Ben' tower at Parliament is being cleaned. Workers are abseiling down Elizabeth Tower to carry out the work. You can see more on the One O'Clock News on BBC 1.
Cleaners have been working on the clock face on the Elizabeth Tower today, which was renamed in 2012 to celebrate Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Many people know the landmark as Big Ben - the nickname of the bell in the tower. Work is due to continue for 4 days :)
That's Elizabeth Tower. Big Ben is the bell. You're a London newspaper ffs.
The church of St Margaret, Westminster Abbey, with Elizabeth Tower in the background. htt…
TRIVIA ABOUT SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR LANDMARKS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY was once a lighthouse. Lady Liberty was a gift from France, intended to serve as a reminder of freedom. Then-president Grover Cleveland, however, thought the statue would best be used as a light source. After several failed attempts to get the electrical wiring working, the structure was finally ready to be used as a lighthouse. The structure lit the way for 16 years, but was later deemed an unfit way to treat the symbol and its lighthouse days ended on March 1, 1902. LONDON'S Clock Tower isn’t really named Big Ben. Just about everyone in the world refers to the pivotal Clock Tower, which defines the city of London, as Big Ben. But we’re all dead wrong. The little known truth is the tower isn’t actually named Big Ben. That’s the name of the bell inside of it but the tower itself is named Elizabeth Tower, after Queen Elizabeth II. We wonder if the Queen is offended that no one calls it by its real name. THE GREAT WALL OF ...
. Officially it's 'Elizabeth Tower'. Named in 2012 for queens diamond jubilee👍
in 1858, the first, 'Big Ben', the bell housed in the Elizabeth Tower on Westminster Palace, was cast...
Elizabeth I, whilst Princess, entered the Tower of London for questioning over the Wyatt Rebellion in 1554.
great photo, but shouldn’t you guys educate your followers that that’s the Elizabeth Tower (and that Big Ben is the bell)?
welll strictly speaking the 'Elizabeth Tower', but cracking pic all the same!
Taken on the way into the office this morning: Elizabeth Tower in the mist
I guess they are calling this Elizabeth Tower now.
'Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower' with over 130 fabulous images of this iconic Clock Tower htt…
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What's your favorite Christmas Ad Campaign? VI's Media Buyer Elizabeth Tower describes hers in this new blog:
The thought first occurred to me during Wimsey's initial trip up the Bell Tower. (when he finds the beer bottle)
The beautiful Elizabeth Boyle shot on location at the Donald J. Trump International Tower, Chicago by Seth Garcia...
you mean Elizabeth Tower, Big Ben is the bell.
“Before i die, i want a kiss at the Effiel Tower 👌💋
…and then the Flinders St Clock Tower over Elizabeth St got struck by lightning and the whole city lost power & I lost signal on on my phone
my book group put Elizabeth Harrower's 'The Watch Tower' up there with best of 2013 - we all asked the ? - why was it out of print so long?
Big Ben is the bell located inside the Elizabeth Tower.
1554 followers! On 17 March 1554 the Princess Elizabeth was imprisoned in the Tower of London, unlike Cousin Jane she came out again.
It's actually Elizabeth tower, Big Ben is the bell inside. It's an easy mistake to make. I bet most Londoners don't even know ;)
My favourite 'Matt Moment' was when he said to Queen Elizabeth I he wanted to be in the Tower with 'Sandshoes' & 'Grandad'.
a few years before I can take a tour of Big Ben and Elizabeth Tower then :(
The Eiffel Tower lit up in the colours of the South African flag.
Embarking on ascent of Elizabeth Tower. Supplies plentiful, morale high. Anticipating return by sundown.
Off to climb Big Ben/Clock Tower/Elizabeth Tower for first office Christmas 'party'. Been here 5 years and first time I've been up.
5 of 5 stars to The Watch Tower by Elizabeth Harrower
Good to see nicking the *** cyclists who jump the lights at queen Elizabeth St/tower bridge road 👋😂💪
A legendary erection. And that's Big Ben (well, the Elizabeth Tower) in the background BBC3 http:…
The tower known as Big Ben is actually Elizabeth Tower. The bell is called Big Ben.
Looking forward to a rare day off in LONDON - to climb Elizabeth Tower (better known as Big Ben - but of course...
The Lord doesn't let go. Even when your struggles tower to the mountain tops. The Lord is always there. BE WILLING TO BELI…
Just gotta put it out there ,that Big Ben is in fact the bell housed in the tower with the four faces that goes by the name Elizabeth tower
Thinks Gene Simmons should NEVER take off his makeup. Singing the SSB and I wanted to change the channel...Sunday Fun Fact: The Clock Tower in London isn't called "Big Ben" as widely assumed. The actual name is the Elizabeth Tower. So when Roethlisberger takes a sack, it's appropriate to imitate Redd Foxx doing the "Elizabeth, this is the big one/I'm coming to see you" heart attack...Vikings flags = FAIL!
Fantastic new book on the Elizabeth Tower and Big Ben out today - 154 yrs after the Great Clock started ticking
'Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower', a beautifully illustrated guide to a much loved treasure is published today
Impressed by our tour of Elizabeth Tower today: Standing next to Big Ben (the 13 ton bell), with ear plugs in, as it chimed 3pm. Standing inside the clock face, able to touch the white glass. Watching the massive clock mechanism glacial, then frantic. All for the bargain price of £0.00.
It's not how it's done on the big clock on Elizabeth Tower...
A Right Royal Summer to Remember By Thomas J. M. Mace Archer DeLacroix Mills Chairman, British Monarchist Society   Essay Three in the Series   2012 ended as 2013 began, with one of the largest and most impressive fireworks displays the United Kingdom has seen in decades. As Big Ben struck 12 midnight, fireworks from the Elizabeth Tower heralded the phenomenal pyrotechnics spectacle from the London Eye as well as from barges on the Thames. Music added a unique and celebratory flare to the evening where people were dancing and singing as the dazzling fireworks display lit up the sky in every shade of colour imaginable. Listening to the patriotic segment of the New Year show and watching such a beautiful airborne panorama, the greatness of Britain was reflected in the ripples of the Thames. Fireworks by the thousands lit up the British sky this past summer, from the Jubilee, to the Beating Retreat, to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The symbolism of this cold December New Years Eve, where again we congr ...
London : Trafalgar Square. One of the busiest squares in London. It is a custom for London to gather at Trafalgar Square on New Year's Eve to ring in the New Year from here as they will be able to see the Elizabeth Tower and hear Big Ben chime. Trafalgar Square is home to Nelson's Column, iconic stone lions, the famous Fourth Plinth and a lot of pigeons.
Big Ben is actually the bell inside. That is known as Elizabeth Tower now. Dedicated to the queen for her jubilee last year
London : The House of Commons and Elizabeth Tower. The famous symbol of London the Clock Tower is now known as Elizabeth Tower and the bell of course is Big Ben. The Parliament buildings with the sun shining on it looked like they were made of gold. Both the tower and the House of Commons are beautiful buildings and some say the most beautiful found along the Thames.
Start the day high above the city, view of the Elizabeth Tower through the haze, winking headlights below, cuppa tea & David Attenborough of all people exhorting me to wake up on Radio One.
With my mates in London. now Elizabeth tower.
So I have been up radio city tower today..
The Ghosts of York by Jillian Schedneck Named the most haunted city in the world by the Ghost Research Foundation International (GRFI), York's frightening past can be an entertaining and humorous way to learn its history -- or a good way to wake up in the middle of the night, wondering if your hotel room has also had a haunting or two. For every room, building or street seems to be haunted in this bustling, beautiful city. And it isn't hard to find a ghost tale or two, or 140, which is the number of ghosts in York, or even 504, the number of recorded hauntings. In this town, ghost hunting can be for amusement, as well as serious business. The purpose of GRFI is to investigate possible ghostly phenomenon throughout the world. Jason Karl, president of the organization, has traveled extensively, working on research projects across the globe. He said York has more ghosts than any other city. To residents of York, this comes as no surprise. York has around four million visitors a year, and there are plenty of ...
Claude "Pop" Laval took more than 100,000 photos that captured every aspect of life in the central San Joaquin Valley during the first half of the 20th century. It would take weeks -- even months -- to look at all of the noted photographer'
The Queen has been admitted to hospital suffering from gastroenteritis.
just went to Target and bought a Fluttershy plush. I'm 22 years old, and idgaf.
Which is the best pub in Limehouse/Wapping? (This will be part 'L' of our alphabetical pub crawl.) Vote for your faves, then join us on the crawl at the end of the month.
okk soo urm Big Ben was renamed elizabeth tower for de queens diamond jubilee nd its in westminster! Ndit was built in 1800
same! then I learned about the tower in history the next day and like, mind blown.
I walked into my gym this afternoon and saw someone painting a mural. Only the silhouettes were finished. "What are you painting?" I asked. "London Bridge, Big Ben, and Westminster Cathedral," he replied. "What did you think they were?" "Tower Bridge, Elizabeth Tower and Westminster Abby," I said. "Wrong," he said. "I guess you don't know London." "I guess not." I hadn't the heart to tell him not one of them was actually in the City of London.
I know this might sound a bit conceited, but I actually find it really flattering when people think I'm possessed by Satan or Demons. Cuz basically they are saying that I'm so good at what I do that the only possible explanation for it is that I'm supernatural.
HELP! I need a costume idea for the Carnival parade in ptown in august. Theme is Viva las vegas. I'd rather not do the typical elvis or showgirl so .and ratpack is overdone. Help!
Thank you Judy Zimmer and Nicki Zimmer. Elizabeth had s lot of fun.
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it's actually now named Elizabeth Tower after Queen Elizabeth II which is cool I guess.
1. Go to Wikipedia and enter your DOB minus year. 2. List three historical events, two births and one death that happened on your birthday. Three Historical Events: 1837 - Houston, Texas, is granted a city charter. 1916 - Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court. 1989 - The Unknown Rebel halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Two Births: 1887 - Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary 1971 - Mark Wahlberg, American singer and actor One Death: 2004 - Ronald Reagan, former President of the United States Yeah, I was bored...but this was fun! :)
Shown is a replica of the Elizabeth Tower of the Houses of Parliament during a preview for the annual Philadel...
Some clowns, saying that they are closest relatives of Richard III, are arguing about his burial place. Who the *** are they? The king's only legitimate child died in his lifetime, his only living male-line nephew earl of Warwick was executed in Tower in 1499... Richard III himself appointed his nephew John de La Pole as his heir, but he was executed in 1487 and left no issue... And princess Elizabeth, the eldest daughter of Edward IV, the eldest brother of Richard III, married Henry VII and all subsequent kings and queens were their descendants, which makes Elizabeth II his great-great-...-great niece. As competition with the Queen is illegal, she is the main person to decide and no other descendants of Richard III's brothers or sisters have right to open their mouth!
The stone is current set into Queen Elizabeth's crown and is on display in the Tower.
In the year of Treat Yo Self, I have decided to get a Columbus themed half sleeve. What are some of your favorite things about the city? Places, events, etc. Eric will make this the best piece anyone has ever seen!
My mother was a schoolteacher who read me millions of books. I have so many favorites, but it's not difficult to choose the one that stands out as my very favorite. I still have all of those books and plan to pass them down to my children as they have their children. My youngest, Charlie, who is 10, told me that his favorite book is my favorite book. It's not very well known but I'd like to share it because it is really, really special and I'm so proud that my kids have chosen it, too. I also think it's very relevant to the world today. It's called The Big Orange Splot. Mr. Plumbean lived on a street where all the houses were the same. He liked it that way. So did everybody else on Mr. Plumbean's street. "This is a neat street," they would say. Then one day ... A seagull flew over Mr. Plumbean's house. He was carrying a can of bright orange paint. (No one knows why.) And he dropped the can (no one knows why) right over Mr. Plumbean's house. It made a big orange splot on Mr. Plumbean's house. "Ooh! Too bad ...
I would love to reside in the principality only if they were supportive of my efforts to create a new structure a new tower or building that houses "The Counsel of Royals" and I* and it's entities a revolutionary new structure that is fused with advanced technology and features would include a broadcast studio as well. I never heard back from Monaco - Saudi Arabia immediately returned my emails as did Qatar so I am in favor of those whom return my emails and stay in touch with me as well as help me with I* and it's entities. Monaco would be perfect as each year The Bal de la Rose is the perfect event for The Counsel of Royals and to celebrate with prominent artists and persons from every walk of life. I would like to go this year and require a date - will ask potential candidates to the event. Such His Majesty King Aziz and or Sheikh Maktoum and additional potential candidates ideally I would like to have Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II present and the privilege to meet her and be seated at a table with he ...
Not trying to drag my birthday down however to start my day I went to Les' memorial service.his obit: Lester (Les) E. Holz, 63, of Grand Forks, ND, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 in his home. Lester E. Holz was born on September 26, 1949 in Winona Township, MN the son of Lester C. and Villa( Feine )Holz . Les was raised in Winona, MN and attended Winona High School. After high school Les joined the United States Navy and served for over nine years. After his discharge from the Navy he attended Air Traffic Control School in Oklahoma City. In 1984 Les was assigned to the Grand Forks Tower. He retired from the FAA in 2005. Les met the love of his life Maggie Bruggman in 1988. They were joined in marriage in 1996 at Las Vegas, NV. They shared a wonderful life together where Les loved to plan events, trips and travel. He was a loving stepfather to Bob with whom he shared a love of the Cubs and the Sioux. Les also enjoyed watching football, NASCAR and golf. He loved good food, good drink and had a bright, outgoing ...
Devorah and I were watching the movie "The Queen" last night. I really admired the great acting. It's about Queen Elisabeth II in recent times, ending with Princess Diana's death and the crisis it caused the Royal Family. Suddenly, as the movie had almost ended, the LORD spoke to me and said: "She (Queen Elisabeth) will be the last of England's Queens during the time of grace. Her death will mark the beginning of terrible Tribulation on earth. I have extended her life and reign for many years. The passing of my servant Billy Graham will also be a sign of my imminent return. I AM COMING SOON! Warn My people to watch and pray. Warn My people to keep their lamps burning brightly. I will surely come for My Bride and take her away from the coming wrath."
Off to Syracuse soon with Chris Demmerley, and Andy Lashua for an amazing weekend with Elizabeth Marotto and the Orange! Go Cuse!
We are adding classes for Spring...tell us what works for your schedule! Happy Friday!
Havin good Friday so far!., sooo Happy will Finally have Internet on again in matter of days now!!.& got gd deal!. : D ,Will be soo nice be able get online Not Just Through My Phone Anymore!!. Can't wait!!. : ))
I’ve always been an experimental artist, but it was never what I did or my label like being a performance artist. Rather, I was searching for the perfect image for a long, long time, many decades, and a way to unlock the key to the perfect image, which had been unlocked by the great artists of the past. No matter how long this process has taken, or if I will be able to find a way to accomplish it due to a lack of funds, the final goal wasn’t to be experimental, but rather to reach a state of realization and enlightenment which would feel like something similar to seeing the light or capturing the light, feeling a sense of heaviness and depth and of completeness. I’m not surprised that Van Gogh was shot and didn’t commit suicide and according to Rothko’s daughter, her father would have never taken his own life. While Van Gogh reached his peak during 1888 which was when he did those famous paintings, someone like Picasso knew he had reached his and was smart enough to get into ceramics. De Koo ...
Laptop insurance - because accidents happen!
The Tower of London has played a prominent role in English history. It was besieged several times and controlling it has been important to controlling the country. The Tower has served variously as an armoury, a treasury, a menagerie, the home of the Royal Mint, a public records office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom. From the early 14th century until the reign of Charles II, a procession would be led from the Tower to Westminster Abbey on the coronation of a monarch. In the absence of the monarch, the Constable of the Tower is in charge of the castle. This was a powerful and trusted position in the medieval period. In the late 15th century the castle was the prison of the Princes in the Tower. Under the Tudors, the Tower became used less as a royal residence, and despite attempts to refortify and repair the castle its defences lagged behind developments to deal with artillery. The peak period of the castle's use as a prison was the 16th and 17th centuries, when many figures who ha ...
Look at this beautiful Tower Garden grown indoors! Amazing!
Elizabeth Quay invoked for this 11-floor hotel planned for riverfront east of the Bell Tower.
Digital cordless (DECT) phones are like having a cell phone tower in your home! The radio frequency radiation (RFR) given off by cordless phones is invisible...
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This is an ideal Gloria setting for music group - easy to learn both group and congregation - used with permission by the writer Val Goldsack © Val Goldsack ...
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Natalie J. Cowan Elizabeth Morgan. My mom did pirates of the Caribbean and took the finding Nemo submarine ride. I did everything the kids did. Natalie sr. was a real trooper. Natalie jr. Can't wait to do the tower of terror tomorrow and California screamin'. Can't wait either.
Question of the day! If you were on a stranded island.. what 3 things would you wish you had with you??
So uh, anybody want to come over and split a pizza with me?
Driving to Ft Myers...almost there, thank God!
Just finished reading 5 historical novels of all the 16th century English queens from Katherine of Aragon to Elizabeth I. Good old King Henry VIII was in the mix too. Worst part of that century was not the beheadings of queens and traitors at the Tower or the burning of heretics. No, it was the bear-baitings that were considered prime entertainment at the court revels. Shameful!
USELESS & INTERESTING FACTS Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails Fingerprints serve a function: they provide traction for the fingers to grasp things. Finnish folklore says that when Santa comes to Finland to deliver gifts, he leaves his sleigh behind and rides on a goat named Ukko instead. According to French tradition, Santa Claus has a brother named Bells Nichols, who visits homes on New Year's Eve after everyone is asleep, and if a plate is set out for him, he fills it with cookies and cakes. Five Jell-O®™ flavors have flopped: celery, coffee, cola, apple and chocolate. Five NFL teams have bird nicknames: Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks. Fleas are essential to the health of armadillos and hedgehogs; they provide necessary stimulation of the skin. Deloused armadillos and hedgehogs will die. Fleas have killed more people (due to Bubonic plague and such) than all wars throughout history combined. Flirtation between the memb ...
Ganti seling hoist tower borromeus elizabeth building
Aaaah London :) brilliant down on the Queen Elizabeth walk last night, just looking at Tower of London and tower bridge all lit up
Just got done helping Elizabeth pack up her suitcase. She is leaving tomorrow going to London and Paris with her humanities class how fun is that!
Guessing game; what building am I working in ? It has 44 floors, ground floor and 5 basements, Wilson carpark, I can see harbour bridge, Anzac bridge, Olympic park, north Sydney, opera house and is near the rocks ?
Day 1 of London complete. Saw Buckingham, Parliament, Westminster,Queen Elizabeth II Tower, US Embassy, four US Presidents, Churchill, River Thames, the London Eye, & had a free walking tour of some of London'a ghost legends. Onto tomorrow!
Here are some of my Queen Mary photos:
Hi guys ^.^ Some imagines maybe? Comment a place and a person. I'll choose randomly. (And let the odds be ever in your favor) c; (FYI, I'm saying this so you guys know it has to be a creative place, not like "The movies." Or, "My house." Something creative!) ~Mrs.Horan
It will always be Big Ben though it will be going through a name change.
We are looking for home insurance coverage. Tower Hill did a random selection of dropping people and we were selected! I'm open for suggestions.
Ripping seams while watching movies. Almost done with Inception and I think Princess Bride is next on the playlist ^-^
Just to let you all know, I'm going up to MSJ again soon for more pics. . Any request and i'll see what i can do! Mikey.
Tonight I wish us to Remember all our friends that have passed on, just add your loved ones on the list as we wish they Rest in Peace! They might be gone but definately not forgotten!!! We loved you guyz!!!
Think you'll find it's 'The Queen Elizabeth Tower' now. Also, jel.
Arc de triomphe, Notre *** and The Eiffel Tower. Defiantly can tick those off my to see list😄
So Mary Saurt Margeret"s daughter Jame's??? She the one Elizabeth put in the tower rtght??? The Puritan???
Randy Newman does Short People with Lryics onScreen!! My GF is 5'2" so to heck with all you haters...AND my lyric vid has over 130,000 views!!. It is meant t...
have an idea for a great spot in Elizabeth, lots of red tape, but under the water tower would be so cool.
I've noticed the friends of mine that were so sure Obama was the way to go have become rather silent. Maybe that's because they have figured out how huge of an error they made. A leader brings two sides together, not drive them apart. God help us.
Me and Elizabeth simultaneous playing 4 pics 1 word... She shows me her pics. One was the statue of liberty, another; bald eagle, American currency, and lastly a mickey d's meal... Liz: "What is this one?" Me: "Um America!?" Liz: "It's only a three letter word!" Me: "Um USA!" Both start cracking up
1 of my mums relatives william(i love his name)was arrested,put in the tower of london&executed because he was plotting against elizabeth I!
Beautiful painting of Princess Elizabeth arriving at the Tower of London, by Robert Hillingford.
Princess Elizabeth arriving at the Tower of London to await her fate.
On this date in 1601, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, was executed for treason against Elizabeth I @ Tower of London
Isabella reminded me somewhat of Amelia Peabody Emerson (Elizabeth Peters) although Jacob is nothing like Emerson.
The Big Ben is called the Queen Elizabeth Tower now I liked it when it was just Ben
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