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mental doodle

Bertie Wooster’s aunt Agatha wouldn’t find a speck of dust if she ran her gloved finger over our mantelpiece. That’s because we have cleverly sidestepped the trap by not having a mantelpiece. 680 more words

Humour

6th October 1865

Today in history, in the year 1865, the same year Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was published, the day October 6th was declared a holiday for the character of the Mad Hatter because the tag in the ribbon of his hat displayed “10 and 6 pence,” which was how prices were calculated in England during the period of the 1800s. 99 more words

History

“Explain Yourself!” Said the Caterpillar Sternly, poem by Jamie Feldman (Mythic Poetry Series)


“Explain Yourself!” Said the Caterpillar Sternly
by Jamie Feldman

Wonder under tumble and down,
Through the glass and under a crown.
Which way are you going? 308 more words

Writing

John Tenniel - Alice In Wonderland Illustrations

John Tenniel produces 42 wood engraving illustrations for the book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. These were printed in entirely black and white meaning accurate mark making was crucial to create a high quality image. 151 more words

Art

Old is Gold

I received this lovely hardcover of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass from my best friend, Denise. Thank you so much for this beautiful gift! 289 more words

Musings