Tag Archives: Port Naain

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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The dark secret of Kasar Phloom

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: I suppose the reason this story came to mind was that I overhead somebody in a bar comment that ‘they’d got away with it.’ One thing increasing maturity has taught me is that ‘The Lady’ is … Continue reading

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Come to grief – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: It was perhaps ten years ago now. I can remember Ansi Cornwallah working on Stonecutter Wharf. He was a nice young fellow, originally from somewhere near Prae Ducis in Partann. He’d lived in Port Naain for … Continue reading

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The story of the Butcher Lane Dining Rooms – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: It is my confident assertion that one cannot create great art in squalid conditions. If you want to inspire someone to excel themselves and produce marvels, you have to pamper them. Pour them fine wine, feed … Continue reading

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A Magic all of its own – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: I remember chatting to old Varsung Baldwig. Given he was, in some way, a mage; I asked why there were so few mages. He was puffing away at that old pipe of his at the time, … Continue reading

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Looking the part – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: As I walk the streets of Port Naain, it strikes me how people try and look the part. Setting aside the mercenary horseman cantering by, you have the butcher with his blood spattered apron. You have … Continue reading

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‘Pictures from and Exhibition’ from Tallis Steelyard… now available on Kindle

Now available on Amazon UK and Amazon.com

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Pictures from an Exhibition blog tour with Tallis Steelyard – Partannese Promenade

I suspect that future amateur cultural historians (I cannot conceive of a society so wastrel that it would pay historians whilst honest poets go hungry) will ponder long over the various influences on Port Naain. Now ask anybody in Port … Continue reading

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