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The aim of my workshop is to achieve as high a standard of work as possible in a short period of timea however, the children here are younger than what I usually work witha they all wanted to do as much as possible as messily as possible," Shona Watt, an artist from the UK, said.
Governing body Fina permitted the latest all-polyurethane suits for the worlds knowing they would prompt a flood of world records, but then messily announced during the championships that they would be banned from January.
Dressed in thigh-high leather boots, a short dress that could have last been worn on the set of a western film and a strange scrunchie on her head that messily pulled up her hair at the back, the queen of pop hit a duff note on what was the Big Apple's biggest night in fashion.
But they used cheap-looking transparent bags that piled up messily on shelf.
The Springboks started messily and gave away early penalties which Contepomi punished in the third, ninth and 27th minutes.
Lack of an obvious pacesetter in the line-up could result in a messily run race
Having allowed themselves to become unkempt, Chelsea fell behind messily.
Like all the finest fictitious despots, he dispenses with minions messily and quickly as total success fails to materialise.
Ashton's La Valse, far from a major work, looked messily rehearsed and was most interesting for the manner in which former New York City Ballet principal Alexandra Ansanelli has apparently assimilated the Ashton style.
Rather than circumscribe fleshly topics, he tears into them with carnivorous glee: Murderous children are dispatched to the knife drawer, and the "powder kegs between my legs" threaten to messily explode in his trousers.
Instead of ravenously - and usually quite messily - devouring a whole plateful of delicious cookies, Cookie Monster gets just one cookie.
French women's fiction of the I99os was marked by new writings dealing in messily bodily, painful, and traumatic material, such as Christine Angot's incest narratives, and the two most impressive essays in the volume explore just such texts: Marie-Claire Barnet's essay on Regine Detambel's 'anatomical writing' is a fascinating and sophisticated account of Detambel's exploration of the body and deployment of the rhetorical figure of the 'blason', while Michael Worton's often brilliantly written piece on Clothilde Escalle handles the politics of Escalle's harrowing and unredemptive writings with great firmness and sensitivity.