With warm and steady eye contact, the Queen and the Deputy First Minister smiled broadly, almost conspiratorially
, as they got the show on the road, knowing of course that what they were providing was pure media gold.
Well, admits Mr Brocklebank, it nearly abounded: as he stood around outside the conference hall, he bumped into one local MP who, on being asked if they were having a good time, responded conspiratorially
that it was "the most boring conference I've ever been to".
Simply by reading this column - poor you - you've almost certainly unknowingly deleted the memory of a sunny afternoon by the river, holding hands with someone who was vitally important at the time and watching a man trying to launch a canoe, laughing conspiratorially
at his ungainly failure, planning a bright future together.
And I will remember the sound of his lovely deep voice as he leaned in conspiratorially
to ask, "And so, my dear, how are you?
leaning forward across his desk, as if the KGB might be listening to our conversation, Randall dropped his voice to nearly a whisper.
Chinkara gazelles flit across the dunes, little green bee-eaters perch conspiratorially
together on khejri trees.
I have seen how conspiratorially
a loyal, patriotic community of taxpayers and law-abiding citizens is being ostracised in our society.
A little later, hedgehogs in hand, he made his way back past Cowell's HQ and whispered conspiratorially
to his prickly new charges, "Don't go in there.
Interesting to spot Liberal Democrat and Tory bad boys Jerry Evans and Randal Brew chatting conspiratorially
in the back row at Monday's cabinet meeting.
None of these so-called young artists or new artists are younger than I am, really," Assassin says, leaning conspiratorially
across a poolside hotel bar in New Kingston.
And ye ken what else," she added conspiratorially
, "Ah've heard that yin's gonnae become a brothel.
I'll pretend I've not noticed," he said conspiratorially
Leaning over conspiratorially
, he whispered in my shell-like: "Always look both ways before crossing the road.
The icons are placed on a football backdrop, either behind the scenes getting psyched up for the game, in the locker room, or huddling conspiratorially
on the field.
Both Thomas Pangle (Leo Strauss: An Introduction to His thought and Intellectual Legacy) and now Stephen Smith have written explications of Strauss in light of the various public, often acrimonious and even silly, implications that Strauss was somehow a "conservative" conspiratorially
influential in domestic and contemporary foreign policy.