01 Sep

Tiffy and the Mermaid

 Tiffy and the Mermaid

“I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied.”

‘Sea Fever’ by John Masefield

 

 Tales of mermaids have been around for centuries, and form a large part of seafaring lore, especially round the coastal areas of Britain. Their sighting was thought to be a bad omen, foretelling storms and rough seas. There are numerous folk tales describing their interaction with humans.  Read More