busman's holiday

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a holiday where you do the same things you do at work

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"Shortly after I'd landed back in the country after a busman's holiday in Doha on the Keys and Gray show, I got a text saying the Toon defender had got off his ban.
Roberto MARTINEZ was back at Finch Farm this week after his busman's holiday to Brazil.
BORO winger Emmanuel Ledesma is planning a busman's holiday as he returns home to Argentina for the summer - to watch the World Cup.
Bit of a busman's holiday, but I'd call in at our farm shop on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds for a Yorkshire afternoon tea.
AFITNESS studio owner has helped raise hundreds of pounds on a busman's holiday in Burma.
As an actress, it always feels like a busman's holiday to me.
48 NEW HOMES Painter and decorator avoids a busman's holiday in the house
DOLORES RUTH may be in Australia on a busman's holiday but her dogs continue to produce top class performances and Razldazl Will was marginally the fastest qualifier in the semifinals of the Tyrur McGuigan Open 575 at Shelbourne on Saturday night.
I'd declared it a newspaper, iPad and internet news-free zone for fear of turning it into a busman's holiday.
But Agustien made sure he made it a busman's holiday this summer in a bid to show his worth to new boss Michael Laudrup, revealing how he spent all the close season playing 'Street Soccer' in his native Netherlands.
Artist John Skelcher meets Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY: Celeb guests arrive PICTURE PERFECT: Le Marche in Italy IN THE FRAME: John with celeb guests ART TO ART: Chatting with Paul Burrell
The show is something of a busman's holiday for Mr Wildman, 42, who runs a car stereo business and online shop selling Mini parts.
So the only freeze any of them will experience this year is a touch of Arctic frostbite contracted during Charlie Bird's busman's holiday, courtesy of the licence fee payer.
Scotland Yard Inspector Duncan Kincaid and Metropolitan Police Inspector Gemma James and their respective sons (they're still not married in this long-running series) are on a Christmas holiday at his family's home in Cheshire, but it turns out to be a busman's holiday. Soon after their arrival, Kincaid's sister, while renovating a barn for a client, discovers a mummified baby behind a mortared wall.
I enjoyed my first Busman's holiday immensely and satisfied myself with a modest glass of Ontario White Wine.