Day 17 Camp NaNoWriMo
Sadly with my work colleague being off sick once again I have had a wordless Camp Day. Hopefully tomorrow I will have better luck?
‘The Great Selkie of Sule Skerry’ Teaser
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The Great Artist
Murdoc had a great gift; he was an artist when it came to the carving of wood. His hands were so skilful and for his special friends he created two beautiful seals. One he gave to Múirne, the other much smaller he gave to Rònan. The child loved both sea creatures and would play with them for hours. At the time the gift was given Murdoc had lifted the small boy upon his knee and the boy wrapped his arms around the elder hugging him tight.
Murdoc smiled, and then held up the seal on the palm of his hand.
“This here is your namesake, your name Rònan, means seal”
The child giggled and pulled the seal into his chest. He loved that his name meant seal. His small mind imagined himself swimming in the sea as a seal.
I found some beautiful carved seals online tonight here is just one of my favourites. This is the sort of thing I believe Murdoc would have carved for
Available from buy the sea in the UK
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