Vanstone's youngest daughter ran up to him at headlong speed, with every external appearance of having suddenly taken leave of her senses
For whatever reason - she'd taken leave of her senses
, viewed cooking as an endurance sport, saw sleep deprivation as an attractive option - my wife reckoned it would be a good idea to bake our daughter's cake, rather than take away the strain and resultant pain by buying it from a local shop.
When Janet pinches the bum of startled new boy Rob (Danny Miller) it seems she's taken leave of her senses
And while some former colleagues at the advertising agency where she worked thought she had taken leave of her senses
, The Urban Bakery has taken off and the excited entrepreneur is proving to have the perfect recipe for a successful business.
She persevered with money raising, learned astro navigation, divorced her husband, reassured her rather startled son that she had not taken leave of her senses
and finally became the proud owner of the 33 ft Lucia.
In response, the Reverend Ian Paisley, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party said: "She has taken leave of her senses
That is why the children''s commissioner, Dr Maggie Atkinson, has taken leave of her senses
by suggesting that Venables and Thompson should not have faced a criminal court.
She must have taken leave of her senses
to exchange one for the other.
Has Kylie Minogue taken leave of her senses
and fallen for a married father-of-one whose wife is eight months pregnant?