Jean (Jean-Luc Ducasse, also pic's producer), Pierre's taciturn cousin, drifts in and out, making food, while the two friends loll around
the garden, play with children's toys, and talk constantly.
Eating is a leisurely affair, punctuated by retelling old stories and spinning new yarns, and a few of the cowboys loll around
the haystacks--"nooning"--before loading cattle into trucks for market.
Now that "Heroes and Villains" has gone the way of Nehru jackets, here's a peek into a personal folder called "Robin's Classics." In case you think I loll around
all day, reading quality proposals for articles, the following are brought to you exactly as I received them--with no sanitizing by HMT editors.
People without jobs--paid jobs, that is--were routinely described as "parasites" who were content to loll around
at the "public trough." This kind of talk, reiterated throughout the quarter century leading up to welfare reform, established the notion that paid work of any kind is a "contribution" to the larger society, while caring for one's family members is a form of self-indulgence.
This is so the people on the desks can have plenty of time to loll around
in their uniforms gossiping while we form orderly queues.
We didn't loll around
on the carpet chewing Toffets.
Or you can just loll around
in its eco-homes and take a dip in its swimming pools.
Greg Nichols, standing down as BHB chief executive, reflects on his time in office, adding: "I wasn't employed to loll around
and be a tourist.
The spa was fully booked, which just goes to show how popular it now is to loll around
in fluffy white robes.
We mums have set up camp on a beach where we loll around
drinking wine (to be civilised, like the French) and talking non-stop.
Either loll around
on the sofa, ascending blissfully into a place where unadulterated contentment is blighted only by the need to pick sticky popcorn off the cushions.
You know how Ukrainians love to loll around
in hot water.
I know there is a sense of freedom from daily grind once my holiday aircraft takes off but unless the sole idea of a break is to loll around
doing nothing in particular, time off in England is incomparable.
Staff take pets to work, loll around
on beanbags, play pool or tinkle the ivories of the office grand piano.