The Forgotten Voyage of the HMS Baci by Robert Kline

The Forgotten Voyage of H.M.S. Baci a fantastic nautical saga in which multiple generations of the Roberts’ family explore the seven seas in search of the world’s mermaid and merman population. Here’s a wonderful review by Tugster please visit his blog: Tugster has never devoted an entire post to a book, until now.  But […]

October 10, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Anna “Aft”, Sea Maiden 27 – Maidenous Buxomus

Confusion and mayhem, the handmaidens of Sir Edmund Roberts, make an appearance high in the Andes mountains of Gran Columbia. As usual, it was left to Sir Edmund Roberts to recover; which he did. Key to his success was the remarkable beauty of the golden maiden he had brought up from the cold depths of […]

October 9, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Xenia and Dolphin, Sea Maiden 25

“Glorious harmony! Edmund C. Roberts expostulated as Sea Maiden and dolphin circled near his diving apparatus. “Oh, that we could coexist with such ease,” he continued, “and with that in mind, and since it was I who first sighted her, then it is I who shall bestow her Christian name: Xenia!…one who overflows with hospitality…and […]

October 3, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Willow, Sea Maiden 24 – How do mermaids get pregnant?

While struggling in the embrace of unbridled villainy, Edmund C. Roberts managed to solve an ages old mystery. He had asked the question of himself as recently as the previous fore night. His grandfather, Sir Edmund Roberts had repeatedly posed the question and was unable to discover it’s answer, and his great, great, great grandfather, […]

September 27, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Virginia and Starfish, Sea Maiden 23 – Maidenous Noelicus

The heavy sense of discovery and adventure normally associated with researching generations of the Roberts family is, on occasion, fraught with circumstances sufficiently frustrating as to nudge Gandhi to violence. Such is the case currently, as I have encountered a nine-month gap in Edmund C. Roberts’ account of his historic voyage of discovery. In April, […]

September 22, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Ursala and Sea Baby, Sea Maiden 22

Trouble in paradise and not a lump of coal to be had! The wheels of the financial ruin planned for Edmund C. Roberts had at last begun to turn. Of the two undiscovered stowaways, the one planning monetary mischief (this would not be the stowaway bent on torture and murder with the aid of voodoo), […]

September 19, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Tara and Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Sea Maiden 21

It was a month of turtle sightings; first the Green Sea Turtle, then the Leatherback sea turtle and now the loggerhead sea turtle. For the triplets it was high adventure, for the older Marie it was the heart of her science and for Edmund C. Roberts it was fast becoming an obsession. By the day […]

September 13, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Sarah and Leatherback Turtle, Sea Maiden 20

Lord above, look at the size of that Leatherback Sea Turtle!” Edmund C. Roberts proclaimed. It was very large, at least a meter and a half along its carapace and swimming in the company of a beautiful Sea Maiden. That evening Roberts learned from some of the sailors on his ship that Leatherback Turtles sometimes […]

September 9, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid and Green Sea Turtle, Sea Maiden 19 – Maidenus Regalus

Why, she‘d be the Queen of the sea,” Marie proclaimed to no one in particular, but with a finality that none of the others in the diving apparatus chose to challenge. Edmund C. Roberts, Sarah, Sue and the girls’ sister, Marie had been submersed for nearly an hour before the sea turtle and then the […]

September 6, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid and Butterfly, Sea Maiden 17

“A Sea Maiden with a butterfly, and all you can say is, Oh?” Edmund C. Roberts asked of the little girl. Sarah and Sue looked to their sister. She hesitated, but would not be intimidated. She repeated her first response, “Oh. She’s Oh.” I like it; I felt it when I saw her. I said […]

September 2, 2019 popeye3165