tournament Bale looked like a genius who had let ordinariness
in for the day
Instead, the multiple approaches, regions and disciplines map emergent ways of thinking about ordinariness
, agency and resistance.
The Sydney family of Alistair and Eleanor Brocket and two perfectly normal children all fit together well because they aspire to a normality where ordinariness
is admired and anyone who acts or appears different in any way is despised.
A key challenge for the Faculty, in my view, is to recognise and articulate the innovation and excellence that is part of the ordinariness
of our practice.
Peter Simonsen's article, "The Welfare State and the Nursing Home Novel: Bent Vinn Nielsen's A Life in Ordinariness
" introduces "old age" as a major issue in many political debates in the contemporary Danish welfare state as well as in much contemporary Danish fiction.
Facets of his life and intimate surroundings--his house, his garden, his urban environment--emerge from his brush with a singularity, vivacity, and intensity belying their ordinariness
. This exhibition organizes the prolific painter's output by sites depicted, allowing us to accompany him in a grand tour through his maison imaginaire: Across more than sixty paintings, viewers pass from street to garden to dining room before, perhaps most unexpectedly, happening upon the artist's wife, relaxing in a tub.
What is most striking about them so far is their sheer ordinariness
along with the wide range of their ages, races and occupations.
Much of the appeal of Elizabeth Edwards was in her - for lack of a better word - ordinariness
. She was fairly easy to read and to relate to, at least from afar.
As for Liverpool, the sheer ordinariness
of their squad is quite staggering.
The details of this canvas emphasize the ordinariness
of the moment.
There has been a 33-1 winner of the 2,000 Guineas, a 1,000 Guineas in which more than half the field were robbed by the draw and a series of Epsom trials that have yielded a pair of favourites who hold their positions largely due to the ordinariness
of their likely rivals.
"To be the wife of a poet" is not "romantic and fevered" but, at best, "peaceful, humdrum" Daudet records this ordinariness
with a tone at times tart and documentary, at others blistering and caustic.