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Mike Batt's "The Hunting of the Snark"

Rummaging through a forgotten drawer the other day, I dug out a dusty collection of ancient audio cassettes that hadn’t seen the light of day for years. 1,208 more words


Henry Holiday's Snark

Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder, The Image Breakers, c. 1566-1568

Some interesting detective work showing Henry Holiday’s borrowings from the above etching by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder is… 187 more words

19th Century British Painters

Sunday Morning — Victoriana of the Week

A set of four stained glass windows designed by Henry Holiday will be sold at auction this month in England.  Holiday was a prolific artist whose work can be found throughout Britain and the United States.  99 more words


Assessing Without Levels: the Lewis Carroll Perspective

An alternative look at assessment without levels…

As part of our reforms to the national curriculum , the current system of ‘levels’ used to report children’s attainment and progress will be removed.  

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“For the Snark was a Boojum, you see.”

 The Baja Peninsula is home to a variety of endemic fauna and flora, perhaps none more strange than the Boojum. Named for a mythical creature in Lewis Carroll’s… 437 more words


The Hunting of the Snark

“His form is ungainly–his intellect small–“
(So the Bellman would often remark)
“But his courage is perfect! And that, after all,
Is the thing that one needs with a Snark.” 343 more words

Poets and their visions 11 – Lewis Carroll

Given the enormous impact Lewis Carroll has had on generations of readers, I would in any case have wanted to include him in this series. I was not however sure that that would be justified in terms of his poetry alone. 1,443 more words