Maid of all work

Not everything that goes wrong is the fault of Maljie. Now I realise some people hold as an article of faith that Maljie is the source of all the troubles that beset us. Yet it has to be accepted that people are entirely capable of going astray without Maljie’s gentle hand on their shoulder, pushing … More Maid of all work

The Annual Temple Wardens’ Report for the Shrine of Aea in Her Aspect as the Personification of Tempered Enthusiasm.

I admit no responsibility for this document, but I had sight of it prior to the meeting and might even have contributed somewhat. I was present, smiling in as non-committal a manner as possible, while Maljie delivered it at the public meeting. Personally I dread the occasion, we always get the fourth great lie. In … More The Annual Temple Wardens’ Report for the Shrine of Aea in Her Aspect as the Personification of Tempered Enthusiasm.

Having a ball?

Every so often the city is swept with a passion for masked balls. Those of us who have seen it all before sigh, retrieve the mask we placed carefully at the back of the drawer after the last time, and get on with the endless task of supporting our patrons. The purveyors of new clothing … More Having a ball?