Tag Archives: Jim Webster

The clerk of works ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster aka Tallis Steelyard: There are people of impeccable good taste whose houses are symphonies of elegance and charm. Yet how many cases can you cite where the house is testimony to the good taste of a … Continue reading

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Mistress Laviscia Kipplehowe and her kitten ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Mistress Laviscia wasn’t one of my more regular patrons. It wasn’t that we couldn’t work together; it’s just that I’m not the sort of person you’d automatically call upon for arranging the sort of event she … Continue reading

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My cynical use of enjambement ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: When I wrote about the Anaphora Controversy it brought back memories of other arguments within our community, and I can still see the face of Silhat Wheelbroom when he realised what I’d done. But still I … Continue reading

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The Anaphora controversy ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Do many now remember the notorious Anaphora controversy? At the risk of causing insult, I’ll merely remark, for those who have advanced far beyond such techniques, that Anaphora is the deliberate repetition of the first part … Continue reading

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Eternal vigilance ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: It has been said that whilst Justice might not sleep in Port Naain, there are times when it dozes on the job and honest citizens have to step into the breach and ensure that justice is … Continue reading

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Looked at in a certain light ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: I suppose I can appreciate paintings as well as the next person of good taste. I’ve worked with enough painters to know their paintings have to be hung properly, (and after trying to arrange a display … Continue reading

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Tallis Steelyard on The perils of enthusiasm

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Tallis has commented to me that it’s all well and good letting Benor have a bit of publicity, but Tallis has his own patrons to panegyrize. Thus and so I am handing his  blog back to him. … Continue reading

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Walk don’t jig – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard Whenever I have time I like to loiter in one of the city’s markets and just watch the people going about their business. Let us just look at the scene here at the Ropewalk Market. The … Continue reading

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One of the best! – Tallis Steelyard

When you think about it, old Dame Beddi cannot always have been Dame Beddi. At one point she must have been known as little Miss Beddi, graduating to becoming Mistress Beddi before she entered her prime as Madam Beddi. But … Continue reading

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The unusual dilemma of Penaloe Shortwheel – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: It isn’t often that Tallis Steelyard, the leading poet of his generation, is summoned to assist a maiden in distress. This, I would hasten to add, is not due any lack of chivalric feeling on my … Continue reading

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