A swift running bird (Struthio camelus) of Africa and SW Asia, the only member of its order (Struthioniformes): it is thelargest and most powerful of living birds, and has a long neck, very long legs with two toes on each foot, and small, useless wings: the white tail and wing feathers of the male are used in millinery and asa person who tries to avoid difficult or dangerous situations by refusing to confront themThe train had the odd little ostrich feather dotted around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My beautifully framed and glazed pink ostrich feather fan? Alexander Masters STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)The closest we got was farmed ostrich and wild boar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has helped support projects from smart watches to ostrich feather pillows and helps the enterprising to succeed.
Bice Curiger: “ILLUMInazioni fa sorgere nuove forme di collaborazione tra gli artisti spiega Bice Curiger. In un’epoca in cui la ‘tecnologia della difesa dei confini’ è diventata un’attività fiorente ma ambigua e perfino macabra, parlare di nazioni implica anche che si parli di frontiere. Se si ripone fiducia nell’arte, questa può ravvivare l’orizzonte con lungimiranza e complessità al di là della consueta ridondanza paralizzante dell’attualità quotidiana.
Ne approfitto per presentarmi, sono Cristian, utente del BubinoBlog da circa un’anno. Molti di voi mi conosceranno perché commento sempre nei post Auditel e saltuariamente nei post Fictionerò. Oltre ad essere un “bravo” (si spera) utente sono anche un’esperto in musica.
The Sun (2011)The ambitious blueprint calls for a dramatic increase in wind and wave power. The Sun (2008)The parlous circumstances should not be an excuse for inaction but rather a spur for dramatic action. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps the same thing that prompts the dramatic and inexplicable changes in your friends.
Christianity Today (2000)They were discovered last year by a relative who wanted to use an aquarium tank that was stored in the garage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Four individual massage rooms are set in a giant aquarium where giant fish swim past as you are pummelled and pulled. The Sun (2008)At times, the archipelago resembled a giant aquarium.
The Times Literary Supplement (2014)He went on to become a serious dramatic actor and stalwart of Hollywood. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It’s great and exciting and dramatic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The trauma is still evident today, as the last survivors finally tell their dramatic and emotional stories.