Visiting Alice Liddells Grave

Any fan of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ will know that its eponymous heroine is based on a real person. Alice Liddell was the fourth child in the Liddell family. They were friends with Charles Dodgson AKA Lewis Carroll and it was on a boating trip that he whipped up the tale of Alice and the White… Continue reading Visiting Alice Liddells Grave

Lewis Carrolls Grave, Guildford, UK

It seems almost impossible that I should have neglected to find the final resting place of the author of my favourite book, Alice in Wonderland.  And yet I did. I assumed that Lewis Carroll was interred somewhere in London or Canterbury perhaps. The truth is he rests in a fairly unassuming graveyard in Guildford, roughly… Continue reading Lewis Carrolls Grave, Guildford, UK

Literary presents

It was my birthday a few weeks ago and I got some lovely things, including these two fab literary gifts. I've had to get them framed and hung on the wall of my little study (which  has altered a bit since my last post about it - I'll do another post about that at some… Continue reading Literary presents