1. Little bullet-like
3. Basic back-to-nature
4. Sloping and leaking
6. Hectic outside
7. Pale and jaded
8. Decent. Precious
10. Exactly sparkling
15. Centuries-old beamed
16. Gaudy floor-to-ceiling
18. Headlong, modern, obsessive, material
20. Shattered, broken, crushed
1.On, 2. Without, 3. By, 4. Out, 5. On, from; 6. Past, 7. To, 8. In, 9. Out, 10. Down, for; 11. To, 12. For, 13. Of, 14. From, 15. Out, about.
1.Man’s frills and follies. Frills: things that are not necessary but are added to make something more attractive or interesting. Follies: stupidity, the fact of doing something stupid, an activity or idea that shows a lack of judgement.
2.A spending spree. A short period of time that you spend doing one particular activity that you enjoy, but often too much of it.
3.To have little idea of something. To not have a clear plan or thought about what to do in a particular situation.
4.Having knocked about the world a bit. Having travelled and lived in various places.
5.To know a thing or two. To know a lot about something from your own experience.