Tag Archives: Jim Webster

Telling it like it is – reblogged from Tallis Steelyard

I’ve never been the sort of poet who likes nothing better than to rant and raves about ‘issues’. There are things I disagree with, there are things which might even provoke me to verse, but I’ve reached an age where … Continue reading

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Book Launch! Tallis Steelyard and the sedan chair caper – Jim Webster #Kindle

Port Naain has a long and convoluted history with the noble sport of sedan chair racing. Doubtless there are more tales to be told than are suitable in mixed company… but if anyone can tell them, it is Tallis Steelyard. … Continue reading

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Deep Waters… a tale from Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: As you know, I shun controversy and do my best to live a quiet life. But I feel that I must take a stand over a painting by my good friend Housewater. I was not merely … Continue reading

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We all were young once – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: That at least was my excuse. I was a poet, but a very young poet. I had few patrons and those I had I tended to cherish because they were all that stood between me and … Continue reading

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Has he no shame? – another tale from Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: I am sure I’ve never mentioned Alatan Zore. He is, of all things, an essayist! If you find poets self absorbed and insufferable, trust me in this, essayists are worse. It is also entirely impossible to … Continue reading

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The gallant stand of an aging terpsichorean – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: I believe I have introduced you to Pardo Fuen. When I last mentioned him, he had decided to pass a quiet retirement selling cut flowers, a little top fruit, and bulls. The cut flowers were a … Continue reading

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The Dancing Master – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: People do make a habit of surprising you. They cheerfully climb out of the neat little boxes you put them in and persist in doing things you’d never expect. Take, for example, the great mercenary captain, … Continue reading

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