Tag Archives: Port Naain

Always read the terms and conditions ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Have you any idea how much trouble I have to go to, just to get my work published? Ignore the toil I have to go to afterwards, once I physically have books, I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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Growing old disgracefully and still life ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard (aka Jim Webster): It has to be said that it was old Garl Furtling who set me off with this particular train of thought. He has produced some wonderful paintings, for forty years young ladies almost … Continue reading

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Sometimes one has to cheat ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: I have previously mentioned Gisset, clerk of works to Tildus Thallawell. I would rate him as perhaps the best organised man in Port Naain. But occasionally even he needs the help only a poet can give … Continue reading

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Watch where you put your feet ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard: A wise man avoids encounters with the law. Whatever your budget, it’s still more than you can afford. Not only that but once entangled with lawyers, you place yourself at the mercy of … Continue reading

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Twinkle toes ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Port Naain has a vast array of dance styles. Some are danced by couples, some are danced only by women and some are danced only by men. There are peasant dances, sailor’s dances and in Port … Continue reading

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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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