The beaches of this south-coast resort area are quainter
and quieter than those of Spain, though tourism to the region is escalating fast.
Based on legends and stories that Curran heard during his travels through Ireland, these stories are written in a style reminiscent of something older and quainter
, reflecting the Irish countryside in which most of the tales take place.
The curtains are quaint and the wallpaper quainter
Below, I offer some suggestions for retooling a plan to give it a quainter
The thought of Wales, or anywhere on this island, becoming a Celtic theme park, its heritage preserved as a quainter
, lifeless commodity, is unthinkable.
Clinton faces to hers, and she replied with a quainter
version of the same rhetoric: "Do not rise up in indignation to call this Socialism--it is the sanest of statesmanship.
was the professor's inference that Prince Bandar was in such a "desperate need of scoring a victory in Syria," presumably "to obscure mounting internal problems in Riyadh," that he was ready to take such huge risks.
It is much quainter
, with its cobbled street near the church and its castle ruins.
Some of the Victorian reports hark back to a quainter
age - an era when bored goalkeepers sauntered out of goal to join in attacking moves and AGMs took place in the Queens Head and "proceedings were interspersed with songs and recitation, the meeting being brought to a close by drinking the health of the chairman with musical honours.
But even in our quainter
times, there was something wonderfully old-fashioned about middle-aged Tony, with his gentle voice and kindly manner.
Better-known and much-visited Amalfi is only a five-minute walk along the coast but where I am staying in Atrani is quieter, quainter
and far more delightful.
The Boot is a quaint enough pub on the even quainter
Northop High Street, and is known to sometimes be frequented by footballer and Northop resident Michael Owen.
Long ago, in a quainter
, slower America, radio was a significant source of news and information.
By mixing proven winners with innovative new concepts, we broadened our audience and achieved our eighth straight quainter
of ratings growth," says Mark Shapiro, ESPN exec VP, programming and production.