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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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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