The Art of Alice through the Looking Glass

I love the illustrations of Alice in Wonderland and Alice’s adventures through the looking Glass.  The original Tenniel ones have a charm all of their own and are the ones I remember the most from childhood.  There is  such a lot of information contained in these small drawings and Sir John Tenniel’s style once seen, is unmistakable.Continue reading “The Art of Alice through the Looking Glass”

Watched -Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland

I got to watch Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland in 3D the other night.  I’d never seen a film in 3D before, so didn’t really have a clear idea of what to expect or what to compare it to.  I’m also a big fan of the Alice books, so I was hoping that I wasn’tContinue reading “Watched -Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland”

Mad March and rabbits too

It may be March 1st when I’m writing this – but it will be March 2nd when you read it as I always schedule my posts and I’d forgotten all about St Davids Day.  No point of celebrating it now (those ancestors will be spinning in their graves, along with St Andrew and St Casimir).Continue reading “Mad March and rabbits too”

Teapots – All Things Alice

 Tim Burton’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ film  is released March 5 this year and from  this clip,  it looks a lot of fun.  I’m not keen on Alice’s off the shoulder dress though – is there any need really?  The visual effects look very interesting though.  I found the floating Cheshire cats floating head on the trailerContinue reading “Teapots – All Things Alice”

Book Graveyard: They are not Dead, They are only Sleeping

Free books!  In February this years people filled their socks  and anything else they had on them with second-hand books from an Amazon abandoned warehouse!  Read the story HERE Books, books, books!  I have books piled up all over the place.  I have too many books.  I’ve sold some, given  some away, but still IContinue reading “Book Graveyard: They are not Dead, They are only Sleeping”