I know it's easy to say that things were better in the old days, and more often than not people are looking through rose-tinted glasses
, but in this case a few steps back to the days of tighter controls may not be such a bad thing.
Mostly our memories play tricks on us and things look better through rose-tinted glasses
, but occasionally the reality of the past comes filtering back.
MOHAMMED Farooq, where did you get those rose-tinted glasses
Many are looking through rose-tinted glasses
at Gerard Gardens, it was a bleak and miserable place, atypical of other tenements in Liverpool in that era, and Ged Regan, like many people in middle age, is casting a fond eye back to the days when we lived in slums while convincing himself we were all neighbourly and content.
Looking back through rose-tinted glasses
, I remember the '80s as one long round of parties and dancing to Duran Duran, though, like Sue and Giles, I did often sample late-night curries from Birmingham's balti triangle.
Children and teachers at Llysfaen Primary, Cardiff, could have been forgiven for thinking they were wearing rose-tinted glasses
on the day, as everyone was dressed head to toe in pink for Breast Cancer Research.
When I was boss at Hearts I saw things through rose-tinted glasses
Steve Anderson's somewhat 'sanguine' view of the situation beggars belief, perhaps he was wearing his rose-tinted glasses
on as he replied in his Post letter?
Part One - A Misguided Analogy: The European Union as a "Superstate" - The Non-State Nature of the European Union - Fitting the European Union into Procruste's Bed: The Federal Question Part Two - Let it Be: The European Union's Democratic Deficit - Viewing Democracy through Rose-Tinted Glasses
- Refining Democracy for a Non-State and a Non-Nation Polity Part Three - The European Union: Neither Neo-liberal Nor Socialist - The Alleged Neo-liberal Bias - The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights as a Socialist Trojan Horse - Conclusion: Europe at Fifty: An Occasion for Dancing in the Streets?
John Thompson They must have rose-tinted glasses
if they think this building wants saving.
Naturally, the high street is also looking at this season through rose-tinted glasses
Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow TO reader Ricky, Margaret Sinclair was not seeing out of rose-tinted glasses
about Castlemilk in Glasgow.