pocket of time

pocket of time

An unspecified period of uninterrupted free time. We'll have a pretty good pocket of time between our flights, so let's sit down to eat a proper meal. I've got a pocket of time this Saturday if you want to meet up then for a coffee.
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pocket of time

n. a period of available time, as might be found between appointments. I had a pocket of time between stops that I used to get myself one of those incredibly expensive cups of coffee.
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In that pocket of time, you know that all is wellwith your world and you are suffused with contentment.Can such perfect moments be created willfully?
At first he's disappointed, but then other children seem to emerge from the rubble, and they transport him into their 'time loop', a pocket of time where the home still stands and the children have lived, ageless and forever.
As pianist Mitsuko Uchida once affirmed: 'Music gives you a totally different way of concentrating, and to have a pocket of time where you can forget about the reality of life.
"A Pocket of Time," "Pierrot," "In the Wand of the Wind," "Lady of the Harbor," "The Lamb," "Where the Music Comes From," "To an Isle in the Water," "Winter Hubris," "Jabberwocky," "Lied der Liebe," "Nults," "Autumn," "Evening," "The Darkling Thrush," "Last Letter Home," "Goodby, Goodby World," I Was There--Five Poems of Walt Whitman: "Beginning my Studies," "I Was There," "A Clear Midnight," "O Captain, My Captain!" "Joy, Shipmate, Joy!" "The Nightingale and the Lark" (A Month in the Country).
Whether supplying the delicate silken threads for "A Pocket of Time," the surging thunder of "In the Wand of the Wind," or anything in between, Hoiby is more than equal to the task.
Kate Blackmore, The Dark Pocket of Time: War, Medicine and the Australian State, 1914-1935, Lythrum Press, Adelaide, 2008.
In The Dark Pocket of Time: War, Medicine and the Australian State, 1914-1935, Kate Blackmore takes a radically different approach, arguing that the size of Australian expenditure on war pensions conceals the way in which doctors and medicine became instrumental to restricting the cost of repatriation.
The Dark Pocket of Time draws on extensive research of official correspondence, administrative forms and documents, as well as diaries of doctors in London and France.
But he added: "The pocket of time between that was fractions of seconds.
"I've probably got a 15-year pocket of time to run about enjoying kicking a ball with my boy, so I really need to stop to get the best out of that."