The old jokes and laughter and chumminess
of common things could not reach her over it.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes his debut on the global stage at the G7 summit this weekend, where all eyes will be on his chumminess
with US President Donald Trump.
Its not surprising Netanyahu's latest election video is his chumminess
with other brutal authoritarian leaders.
Trump ladling praise on the blond bungler alongside Johnson's chumminess
with the President's nationalist right-wing former sidekick Steve Bannon, who regards racism as a badge of honour, is a terrifying warning.
Well, Chuka Umunna's body language said it all on the BBC's Newsnight - where we witnessed an attempt at chumminess
by Labour's Barry Gardiner.
with Musk causes some corporate governance experts to wonder how much oversight investors can expect.
Most, I fear, will find the labyrinthine narrative of The Last Englishmen just too rich, too stuffed with an "inside-cricket" chumminess
(amplified with gratuitously inserted chummy slang: "knackered," "the trots," "nicked") and its assumption that all will know their K2 (a real mountain) from their F6 (which W.H.
In all such relationships, chumminess
may morph into a blind-mole cage match at any second.
Halsey was always a great one for chumminess
and while this tale might be true, he might, alternatively, just be trying to cling on to his memory of being the players' pal.
will never catch on at a conference...
And there's an insidery chumminess
between host and guest that can be grating.
Viewing the show again after a decade, we can intuit that Trump's unique 'hook' as host, and now his country's commander in chief, is his unique combination of 'just folks' chumminess
and absolute autocratic power.