"Flat-Footed and Fly-Blown
: The Realities of Realism." Eighteenth-Century Fiction 12.2-3 (2000), 147-166.
More promising, at least in concept, was an Italian production of 1971 "with randy and impoverished noblemen guzzling and tumbling fly-blown
actresses against the background of a sleazy inn"- a Dutch genre painting approach, in effect.
As for the TV portrayal of fly-blown
children with their ribs protruding and appear to be starving, how is it that their 'carers' seem well fed when it is considered that they all live in the same environment?
And, as a reward for their victory, Lord Sugar treated the women to a ride in the VIP capsule on the London Eye, while the fellas got cyanide capsules and the opportunity to take a long hard look at themselves in that grim fly-blown
roadside cafe where all the series' losers go to stew on their mistakes.
The sight of Oates, going slowly insane as a result of his ordeal, arguing with a fly-blown
, disembodied noggin in a sack is one of the more bizarre moments in '70s cinema.
The disease is also known as 'fly-strike', 'fly-blown
' or 'New World'....
It may even stop you worrying if smarmy Gavin's presentation for the senior management team - the one you were meant to be giving but can't because you're stuck on a fly-blown
beach in the Aegean - will be better than yours last year.
The horrors of being served a curled-up fly-blown
cheese butty with a lettuce dressing as limp as Blair's weapons of mass destruction argument were almost de rigueur in the "good old days".
A few streets from the hotel is Bar Castro, a typical fly-blown
, street corner place, with a narrow wooden bar running along its length and the added attraction of a resident parrot.
Before that, she was battling giant man-eating cockroaches in the mouldy fly-blown
horror film Mimic and gave her career another kick in the kidneys with the chop-socky flop The Replacement Killers.
And replace any shades which are stained, faded or fly-blown
They leave an impression of a weed-grown siding, of cables trailing across rickety posts, of rusty car skeletons and paintless fences, a fly-blown
store, and perhaps the scarlet mark of a petrol pump ...