Lorelei Dorsem


Surplus Princess : The Idle Mermaid

Hello Mer-Friends!  It tickles my fins to be able to share my latest discovery with you… “The Idle Mermaid”, alternately called “The Surplus Princess” is a 10 episode series made for South Korean television on TvN, a modern re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s, “The Little Mermaid” According to IMDB “Ha Ni is a mermaid princess in […]

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Surfacing: Swans Landing Book 1

via Shana Norris “Sixteen-year-old Mara Westray has just lost her mother, and now, being shipped off to live with the father she doesn’t know is not how she imagined grieving. She’s already counting down the days until she turns eighteen and can leave the tiny island of Swans Landing. But from the moment she steps […]


Mermaids of Tiburon

“The Most Fantastic Undersea Adventure Ever Filmed!” From writer/director John Lamb who brought us “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea” comes the total campfest Mermaids of Tiburon.   “Upon receiving reports that strange unclassified creatures, possibly mermaids, have been observed in the coastal waters off Tiburon Island, marine biologist Samuel Jamison agrees to co-finance an […]

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Sea People

Sea People

Sea People, a little known Mermaid film, starring one of my favorite actors, Hume Cronyn. According to the film’s distributor Sonar Entertainment: “Fourteen-year-old Amanda lives with her brother, Sean, and their parents, James and Celia Forrest, in Rathlin, an old fishing community where stories about mermaids and sea people are the talk of the town.” “Hume […]


Mermaid School: Los Angeles

Mermaid School has come to the West Coast!  For Ages 8 and up, you can live your dream of swimming like a mermaid.  From the LAMermaid School website: “Our LA Mermaid School is taught by the very same finstructors who make a spash in Hollywood with their incredible tricks, techniques, and mesmerizing personalities. In this […]

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The Glass Mermaid: A Falling in Deep Novella

via Poppy Lawless  “I’m the last mermaid. I’m back on shores of Lake Erie, but the cold waters are silent. There is nothing here for me but ghosts and the beach glass that litters the rocky shore. Long ago, I lived below the waves. Now, I am the sole survivor, and at long last, my […]


Beach Blanket Bingo: Lorelei

Hello Merfolk, I hope everyone had a lovely holiday! One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is movie night with my mer-family.  This year we watched the classic “Beach Blanket Bingo” with Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon and my namesake, the Mermaid Lorelei!  Yes, Merfriends I was named after a the mermaid from a 1960’s Beach […]

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Mermaids – Calm Ocean Coloring Collection

via Selina Fenech I love this! An alternative to meditation, adult coloring books are a wonderful way to practice mindfulness!  Hundreds of thousands of stressed-out people have taken to this unlikely means of relaxation.  Art therapy has been shown in studies as a very effective way to reduce stress and coloring seems to offer some similar […]


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Wings Hawaii : Shooting Starmaid Necklace

Greetings Merfriends, I don’t know about you, but there is nothing I like better than discovering beautiful adornment for my gills and fins! Swimming past Maui this week, I happened on Wings Hawaii.  Lots of shiny baubles!  I picked up the Brass Shooting Starmaid Necklace, “a one-of-a kind gem. Her hammered tail looks like scales and her […]