CERTAIN DAYS at Sunset, the communal tables by the Test Kitchen practically groan under the weight of
OUR book-buying habits may be changing - the volume of online book sales is expected to soar this year - but on the high street, booksellers' shelves still groan under the weight of
titles old and new in readiness for the festive buying season.
The New Year's tables groan under the weight of
an array of sweets made from rice flour, coconut, jaggery, treacle, cashew nuts and sesame seeds.
Rating: KEANE - THE BEST OF IT'S that time of year when record shop shelves begin to groan under the weight of
greatest hits collections.
It is also big trash day, a day when landfills groan under the weight of
wrapping paper, packaging and excess stuff thrown out to make room for future excess stuff being given as presents.
Stages across Wales will positively groan under the weight of
so many accumulated Eisteddfod winners and music award holders
Along the way you can pause for quiet reflection at the battlefield cemeteries while the preserved trenches in the Sheffield Memorial Park groan under the weight of
their terrible history.
The bookshelves are beginning to groan under the weight of
all the Da Vinci Code spin-off titles, but this is one of the better ones, penned by an expert in his field.
Newspapers, magazines and chat shows groan under the weight of
D-listers flogging diet and detox DVDs that will be hidden under a pile of sweet wrappers in a few short weeks.
The university is certainly worth a visit, housing as it does the ancient Book of Kells and the breathtaking Long Room, where oak bookcases groan under the weight of
200,000 old books.
My cupboards groan under the weight of
pots and pans.
Meanwhile, Dundee continue to groan under the weight of
crippling debts and savage running costs and don't expect another suggestion that would-be director Giovanni di Stefano is about to make an offer for the stadium will make any difference.
As the shelves of Irish newsagents groan under the weight of
insipid glossy magazines, this old favourite endures.
My book cases groan under the weight of
books and a huge number of them have come from that shop.