Diary of a Landlocked Mermaid

Mermaids, tea, pretty dresses from all eras of history, lovely paintings, Jane Austen, Shakespeare and other beautiful things
pre-raphaelisme:

By a Clear Well with a Little Field by Marie Spartali Stillman, 1883.

pre-raphaelisme:

By a Clear Well with a Little Field by Marie Spartali Stillman, 1883.

quothshakespeare:

I wonder if he ever dared to dream that his works would still be wildly popular some 400-odd years later, and that so many things he penned would become common adages in the English language? Or that so much of the world would, in their own special ways, celebrate his 450th birthday.

quothshakespeare:

I wonder if he ever dared to dream that his works would still be wildly popular some 400-odd years later, and that so many things he penned would become common adages in the English language? Or that so much of the world would, in their own special ways, celebrate his 450th birthday.

Melusine, by Julius Huber, 1844

Melusine, by Julius Huber, 1844

by David Delamare

by David Delamare

The Foam Sprite, by Herbert James Draper

The Foam Sprite, by Herbert James Draper

The Vintage Morn, by Herbert James Draper

The Vintage Morn, by Herbert James Draper

Halcyone, by Herbert James Draper, 1915

Halcyone, by Herbert James Draper, 1915