Ventin Tollerspoon was fortunate in that he held an adequately remunerated position as a clerk in one of the minor counting houses of the city. The hours were not onerous, but he was held responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the work of those clerks under him. Thus he would check for errors before their … More Fiscally advantageous criticism.
There are many issues which inconvenience a temple warden. To be fair, the biggest difficulties can be caused by members of the congregation. A shrine without worshippers (but with some other, more reliable, source of funding) would be a remarkably easy shrine to run. It would remain pristine and ever ready for inspection by even … More Sacrilege, despoliation, and desecration
It has to be said that education within the city of Port Naain is sporadic. Most people acquire some, but often we find out the hard way. One soon learns that there are certain people one does not offend, and certain back streets one does not linger in. Sometimes education includes literacy and numeracy, but … More Learning life’s lessons.