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  • But the nature of the rain caused people to take a second look: instead of the usual transparent stuff, this was coloured brick-red.

    Weatherwatch: Sahara dust

  • It depicts a pitched plane of brick-red roofing tiles and a pinkish furrowed field or maybe a weird sunset cloud formation.

    Feats of Rock, Paint & Clay

  • With a nod, Majid indicated that we wanted "the works": a healthy dose of brick-red harissa, a sprinkle of ground cumin and a long, finishing draw of olive oil.

    Lablabi: A Soulful Bowlful

  • The makeover, directed by designer India Mahdavi, transformed the 26 rooms and 14 suites into a clean-line medley of sea-blue, white, brick-red and beige, all with porthole windows and many with individual terraces.

    To Catch a View in Monaco

  • Your love, my love, is a chimney, brick-red, red and straight into the sky, and pierces the fog and the evening.

    Extra-muros

  • Locog's vice-chairman of money-chiselling, Josh Obi Gosh, was quick to dismiss the claims of such groups, telling Radio 4: "The same people wanted the athletes to run in stout brogues and baggy, brick-red corduroy trousers, so I really don't think we should take them too seriously."

    Revealed – London 2012's official quirky-humour partner

  • Modern science made the connection even clearer: The Martian surface is indeed covered with a fine dust of brick-red ­limonite, rich in iron oxide.

    Periodic Table Talk

  • Photograph by Zoë Ghertner | Styling by Polina Aronova CÉLINE | For a woman who prefers straight-lined minimalism to convey a sense of understated power, Phoebe Philo offers the allure of androgynous fashion -- and this brick-red envelope clutch.

    The Look of Spring

  • She looked down and saw her white uniform was gone, and in its place was a long, brick-red linen gown, cinched at the waist, with flowing pleats that nearly touched the earth.

    One Thousand Incarnations and One Thousand Deaths - Part I

  • Cracks sprang open in the brick-red ground, deep cracks which might harbour scorpion, spider, snake.

    Watershed

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