Tag Archives: Port Naain

Beetley Pete’s Featured Blogger: Jim Webster

Reblogged from Beetley Pete: Jim is a blogger and published writer. He is well-known for his writings about the fictional land of Port Naain, and his hero, the poet Tallis Steelyard. On this occasion, his guest post is kind enough … Continue reading

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The Rabid Readers Review ‘Maljie, the episodic memoirs of a lady’ by Jim Webster

Reblogged from The Rabid Readers: The Rabid Readers Review Maljie, the episodic memoirs of a lady by Jim Webster Where to start with this review? First of all a health warning. Do not read this book when drinking coffee/beer/WHY.  Neither … Continue reading

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A little light rustling ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard: Never let it be said that I do not have a wide circle of acquaintance. There are times when I cannot walk across Port Naain without being accosted by persons of all walks … Continue reading

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Protagonist in the Hotseat of Truth – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Welcome to the Hotseat of Truth, a device in which a protagonist is trapped. The only way to escape is to answer five searching questions completely honestly or the Hotseat will consume them to ashes! Today’s … Continue reading

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Ship your oars ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster at Tallis Steelyard: There are those who claim, not unreasonably, that usurers and those in their employ are persons sunk deep in perpetual misery. Indeed I confess there are times when I wonder if they are … Continue reading

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Don’t let the grass grow under your feet ~ Jim Webster

Reblogged from JimWebstr, aka Tallis Steelyard: Every so often you come across a paradox. For example I was once talking to an old friend of Maljie’s and they mentioned, “The cathartic effect of mindless violence.” But surely if it’s cathartic, … Continue reading

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A stairway to heaven? ~ Tallis Steelyard (aka Jim Webster)

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: This tale comes from the latter part of Maljie’s life. I wouldn’t say that it was something that happened in her old age, as by her own admission, she is not yet old. Indeed occasionally she … Continue reading

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The labourer is worthy of his hire ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster as Tallis Steelyard: It is a question that may need to be asked. Should night-soil collectors seek to rise above their station? I only ask because of the sad case of Jaysen. He was a night-soil … Continue reading

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Noteworthy ~ Tallis Steelyard (aka Jim Webster) on tour with two new books…

Far be it from me to mock musicians. After all, some of them are competent, accomplished, excellent company and masters of their art. Indeed I would swear to this in a court of law, because I’ve worked with all three … Continue reading

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The danger of losing one’s shirt ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard, who is on a blog tour: I have noticed over the years that young ladies who are brought up with a litter of older brothers tend to exhibit certain masculine traits. Prominent among them are a … Continue reading

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