Opposite Alice’s Shop (see previous post) is Christ Church College with its impressive main gateway topped by the Tom Tower. Designed by Christopher Wren and built in 1681, the tower houses Great Tom, a huge bell weighing more than six ton, which is rung every night. 46 more words
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In Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, Alice is a pawn, and as in chess, she can only move forward but never back.
The Dodo is Carroll making fun of himself – he had a stammer, and when saying his real name he’d say Charles Do-do-dodgson. 23 more words
Illustration from Lewis Carroll's original manuscript of Alice's Adventures under Ground (1862-1864)
This image is from Lewis Carroll’s original manuscript of Alice’s Adventures under Ground , 1862-1864.
Alice grows in size after drinking from a mysterious bottle with the instruction ‘drink me’ on it. 41 more words
Charles Dodgson is better known as Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. I have previously written about his young life at Croft on Tees and the possible influences the area had on his writings, The Conyers Falchion and the Hells Kettles. 87 more words