She had led a somewhat colourful and chequered career.
It looks European with its patterned chequered floor tiles and light coloured natural wood tables and chairs, with brightly coloured place mats.
Indeed, its early post-war history was chequered .
It was smooth and there were blue lines all over it, set into a chequered pattern.
She was wearing a mini skirt with a chequered pattern and a pink and white string top with a butterfly on it.
The modern game dates from the 15th century, when the board of squares became chequered and the pieces gained their present form.
Yet already she had a past more chequered than a bistro tablecloth.
This juncture also serves to introduce the motley crew under Dalton's command, each of whom seems to hide a somewhat checkered past.
Although not highly recommended, you can always wear a plaid pattern shirt with a checkered tie, so long as the patterns aren't identical in size.
The checkered past of food irradiation began nearly 50 years ago in an attempt to send can-packed bacon to troops in Vietnam.