Many years ago people believed that if a child was born ill or deformed that child was changeling from the land of the fey and the healthy human child was taken by the fairies. I´ve find this similar belief from all over Europe all the way from Finland to Scotland.
Graphite on sketchbook.
Artist and Illustrator. Folklorist , anthropologist, mythology enthusiastic. Keen traveller. Gryffinclaw. Comes from Finland. Likes cats, tea and period dramas.
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