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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 somewhere the type had been examined and it was genuine, can anyone confirm that? The […]

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 Martin Gardner and others offering their various rebuttals of the  idea of a ‘Carroll Myth’ […]

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 comfortable with the idea of  ‘the Myth’, but he was a force indeed, and probably […]