Surreal Sea Nymphs #folklore

Sea Nymphs embody all that’s good about the sea. There’s something magical about them. Being so different from mermaids in general gives them an even greater ethereal quality. Folklore Fictitious and Symbolic Creatures in Art by John Vinycomb [1909] Amphitrite, his [Poseidon] wife, one of the Nereids in ancient art, is represented as a slim …

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Writing Characters: A Case Study #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

It’s time for another posting of the Author Toolbox Blog Hop. This month I’ve decided to write about something that has been bothering me since February. Grey’s Anatomy. Specifically, the treatment of Alex Karev. I’ll preface this with: I love Grey’s Anatomy. I binge watch. I re-watch. I marathon watch with my girlfriends and select …

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A to Z Challenge Folklore

Zany Grogoch #AtoZChallenge #folklore

Z is for Zany. zany adjective amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic (Oxford English Dictionary) There’s this peculiar little creature from folklore that caught my fancy. He goes by two names. Yet no-one can disagree that he’s quite gross. Grogoch or Phynnodderee is the name of this Faery. The folklore attached to his origins is quite sad… …

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