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Wonderland - Alice in Poetry

Looking through my archives I realise I haven’t mentioned the publication of this exquisite book yet, collected by the wonderful Michaela Morgan:

This was a fun book to write for – in Alice in Poetry there are all the original poems in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, with the original illustrations by the incomparable Sir John Tenniel, alongside ‘answer’ poems written by modern poets. 44 more words


5 Books to Read for Halloween

To help you get in the Halloween spirit here are 5 books with creepy or whimsical themes.

Asylum by Madeleine Roux

At a summer college prep program Dan discovers his dorm used to be an asylum for the criminally insane. 147 more words


Alice, why would you leave Wonderland?

After 17 years of observing the little specifics of the universe, I have come to a conclusion that the world is far more complicated than we thought. 261 more words

A little light reading - short reviews of recent reads (part 1)

It’s been a little while again but a lot of reading has been going on around the edges of the madness involved in the move. I’ve been in one of those lovely reading whirlwinds where it doesn’t really matter what I’m reading, as long as the pages keep turning and the words keep flowing; the kind of run where you find yourself grabbing at pages whenever a little gap inserts itself in the day, no matter how brief the window. 687 more words

Book Reviews

Lesson 4

Today, we had a visit from the Library and got down to the nitty gritty of planning our Chocolate adverts.

We also discussed nonsense words in the poem The Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll (of Alice in Wonderland fame) and the book Wocket in my Pocket by Dr Seuss. 103 more words


Wednesday Whimsy

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. 59 more words

Wednesday Whimsy