The "Right" to Marriage

Marriage is not a fundamental right.  For anyone.

Marriage is a human construct, some say inspired by God, that has historically existed to ironically limit the rights of one or both parties.  1,163 more words


Wandering in Wonderland: Alice in the Quiet Place

Tuesday 9th June: Remembered (or hazily recalled) by most University of York students as the day of the annual YUSU Summer Ball. While crowds of slickly suited, lavishly dressed students gathered outside Heslington Hall for the drinks reception, an altogether different attire was being exhibited a few metres away. 1,054 more words

Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll

I’ve recently learned that some claim that this book is a nightmare, compared to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland being a dream. 327 more words

1001 Books

china: through the looking glass

rainy day at the MET!

jewelry that went with the previous dress

from the anna may wong exhibit

from the anna may wong exhibit

from the anna may wong exhibit… 306 more words


'Attraching' and other portmanteau words

I’m a big fan of portmanteau words. These made-up words combine elements of two existing words to form a new one with a blended meaning. You might call them verbal mash-ups. 457 more words


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass - by Lewis Carroll

I decided to count these stories as two books as Through the Looking-Glass is the sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. I really enjoyed reading these, and the illustrations are beautiful. 278 more words


Euclid, Carroll & Political Satire

I have been researching the work of Lewis Carroll, and just now found a remarkable piece of Carroll’s wit in Robin Wilson’s book Lewis Carroll in Numberland… 134 more words