wiki-weird II

We’ve been fatally distracted from this blog by our Other Lives, but someone (thank you JedO) just told us about a little something  on Wiki we had to pass on. Of course  Lewis Carroll’s  Wikipedia   page is prone to Read More …

Best Search term to hit us ever II

The last of these we picked out was  “Alice in Wonderland garden gnomes”,  which really just opens up a  vista in the mind’s eye  doesn’t it. ( They never told us if they found what they were looking for, but Read More …

Your comments on the Wasp

A lot of responses to the Wasp post, so  we thought we’d add a  small follow-up looking at some of the points raised. Jack Bradshaw said : I do not believe it has never been scrutinized. I think I read Read More …

The Curious Case of the Wasp in the Wig

Just realised today – there’s an anniversary coming, and it’s a weird one. 36 years ago next month  a startling announcement appeared quietly in the sales catalogue of Sotheby’s London auction room: The Property of a Gentleman. 76. DODGSON (C.L.) Read More …

the question they're all asking…

Just to clarify, following the recent stuff being said in the comments section – neither this blog nor Carroll Myth have ever hosted ‘startling homosexual pornography’. We considered it of course, as any serious site must, and even had our Read More …

Nohow?

A recent commenter asked for info on Morton Cohen’s  article dismissing the Guildford paper as a ‘joke’,  and another commenter pointed her to the old Nohow section on our website, which hosted a collection of articles by Cohen, the late Read More …

Wiki-weird

The Lewis Carroll Wiki page is an almost permanent zone of weird, of course, but I’m not talking about the usual kinds of  “he was a pervert who should have had his balls fried”, or “he lived next door to Read More …

Completely irrelevant but…

Contrariwise’s favourite search term ever reached us today – “Alice in Wonderland garden gnomes” Bless

That thing again…

Rejecting Apology II has generated a huge amount of response in the last day, some of which we can even publish without risking nausea in our readers.  Check out the ‘recent comments’ section in the sidebar. A repeated argument is that Read More …

Martin Gardner

As you’ll have seen, Martin Gardner, Renaissance man, has died, and it is a moment to mark. As he was one of the Old Guard, we obviously didn’t concur with much he said about Lewis Carroll,  and neither was he Read More …