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Christmas Lights

A reblog of a story from a Christmas past… “I must be mad.” A wry smile played amongst the wrinkles as she heaved the top half of the faded tree into place. Not a large tree… about the same height … Continue reading

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The Mudfold and Cockeren Feud-part 2 by Tallis Steelyard

The second part of the scandalous story of the feuding ladies of Port Naain, told by Tallis Steelyard, a poet of that city… The Mudfold and Cockeren Feud Part Two I did at the time entertain hopes that the feud … Continue reading

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The Mudfold and Cockeren Feud: from the pen of Tallis Steelyard

The tale is freshly penned, the ink barely dry and the tale as yet unpublished… and it is with inordinate delight that I once again welcome that renowned, if impecunious poet of Port Naain, Tallis Steelyard, as my guest, with … Continue reading

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Eye of the beholder

“…item, two lips indifferent red; item, two grey eyes, with lids to them; item, one neck, one chin, and so forth.” Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare Let’s be clear… fashions change, in beauty as in all else. Many of the celebrated … Continue reading

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