The Frolics at Nightbell Gardens

Every city has its foibles, this is self evident. I’d go so far as to suggest that every city has bizarre customs that seem entirely sensible to the citizens but which leave the populace of other lesser cities scratching their heads in puzzlement. Hence apparently in the city of Battern it is not the custom … More The Frolics at Nightbell Gardens

Poet in Residence

There are two main schools of thought about debt and debtors’ prisons. The first holds, not unreasonably, that if a chap is locked up in prison, how on earth can he earn the money he needs to pay you back? The other school is equally reasonable. If when he was at liberty he made no … More Poet in Residence

Friday Friends

Originally posted on Working Title Blogspot:
Today we welcome Jim Webster and Tallis Steelyard. Preparing the ground The Ropewalk market is busy on market day. There are always too many stallholders, and the narrow passages between them swarm with people. It has been suggested that you need not worry about pickpockets; the crowds are too…