smoke-wreathed love

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  • Beyond that the ceremony itself was a rather overblown affair, from the bizarre – and bizarrely stirring – female choir singing Coldplay hits, to the sight of nine nominees plus "unfortunately not able to be here tonight – Andy Murray" striding on to the gleaming, smoke-wreathed stage.

    Mark Cavendish a fitting winner of BBC Sports Personality of Year

  • Opened the English innings with Ramon Subba Row in the early sixties - a lost world of helmetless batsmen, green-spiked batting gloves, white business shirts with rolled sleeves (or flapping in Fred Trueman's case), fielders who only slid off bar-stools, smoke-wreathed dressing rooms and hug-less celebrations.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • The girls up on the poles, their bodies sprayed with glitter, their faces pancakelike with foundation, became smoke-wreathed animations whose names he had never known, whose lives had nothing to do with his own, even though every one of them courted his favor and always called him Nick in the same tone they would use when addressing a protective uncle.

    Rain Gods

  • The girls up on the poles, their bodies sprayed with glitter, their faces pancakelike with foundation, became smoke-wreathed animations whose names he had never known, whose lives had nothing to do with his own, even though every one of them courted his favor and always called him Nick in the same tone they would use when addressing a protective uncle.

    Rain Gods

  • At 58, the smoke-wreathed, scotch-fueled author takes his first step on the road to rehabilitation, at a high-end spa.

    October 2007 Table of Contents

  • The girls up on the poles, their bodies sprayed with glitter, their faces pancakelike with foundation, became smoke-wreathed animations whose names he had never known, whose lives had nothing to do with his own, even though every one of them courted his favor and always called him Nick in the same tone they would use when addressing a protective uncle.

    Rain Gods

  • In “On the Limits of Self-Improvement, Part I,” the smoke-wreathed, scotch-fueled author writes about taking his first step on the road to rehabilitation, at a high-end spa.

    To Form a More Perfect Hitchens

  • "I was hoping he was here, " Lawford said, looking around the smoke-wreathed quay that stank of spilled rum and scorched meat.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • Sharpe pushed Astrid down the corridor then he ran up the stairs and out onto the smoke-wreathed balcony.

    Sharpe's Prey

  • Sharpe was deaf now, his ears buffeted by the big guns and his world shrunken to this small patch of bloody deck and the smoke-wreathed enemy rigging soaring above him.

    Sharpe's Trafalgar

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