It’s wee storytime again and we’re off to the seaside.
Come on, sit back, wriggle your toes into the sand.
Never mind the towel or the sunscreen, just let your mind wander from all mundane concerns to ponder the depths of the deep blue sea.
Together we’ll take a peek at our enticingly dangerous neighbours: Mermaids.
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Edited by Magic Dan.
Theme Music: Giorgio da Campo
Additional Music: ‘Cloudy’ by Vladimir Khrobystov
‘Calm Seashore’ by Audio Library
‘Nature Ambient’ by Royalty Free Sounds
‘The Mermaid of Gob-ny-Ooyl’ & ‘Teeval, Princess of the Ocean’ from ‘Manx Fairy Tales’ by Sophia Morrison. Read by Librovox. www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4gZxbptEwg&t=2633s
‘The Mermaid and the Fisherman’ by John Foster. From his book ‘Climb aboard the Poetry Plane’, 2000. Read by Emkay.
‘The Seamaid’s Music’ by Ernest Myers. From Librovox. www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFm3wrfWRM8
‘The Mermaid’s Revenge’, ‘The Mermaid’s Courtship’ from ‘The Folk-Lore of the Isle of Man’ by A. W. Moore, 1891.
‘Johnny Croy and his Mermaid Bride’ from Orkney Jar: The Heritage of the Orkney Islands. www.orkneyjar.com/folklore/jcroy.htm
‘The Mermaid Poem’ by WB Yeats. Read by Carol.