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Huntsville, AL Botanical Garden Alice’s Garden of Wonders

The Botanical Gardens in Huntsville AL have an Alice theme running all summer (May-Aug), titled Alice’s Garden of Wonders.  including a week-long camp for kids running from July 28-Aug 1.  Information can be found at their website here.  Read a review of the experience here and see some photographs here.  Being a botanical garden I’m sure they… [read full post]

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The Time Has Come … For a Holiday Getaway!

From one of our Twitter follows comes this link to a very nice Alice themed event locale in Brighton. The Wonderland House is “the perfect base for large family gatherings, friendly get-togethers, vintage themed hen parties or a corporate team-building activity. WONDERLAND HOUSE has stunning sea views and is arranged over 5 floors with 6 exciting,… [read full post]

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One Writer’s Personal Tour of Oxford

One of our trusty mimsy minions passed along this link to a recent NY Times travel article.  It’s basically one writer’s personal tour of Oxford, England.  Surprisingly, there is only a fleeting mention of Alice, and that’s about the treacle well.  But perhaps the writer assumes others have covered the Carrollian elements sufficiently elsewhere.  Never, say we!  😉… [read full post]

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Vintage Promo Clip for Children’s Fairyland Includes Alice as Narrator

If you’re a fan of theme parks, you might enjoy this vintage promotional clip from the early ’60s for Children’s Fairyland in Oakland, CA.  Alice appears as tour guide at around 3:55, and at 9:20 she shows the little Wonderland Carousel.  Staff claim their park inspired Walt Disney to create his own. If nothing else,… [read full post]

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A Google Map of Lewis Carroll’s Visit to Moscow

As any serious fan of Lewis Carroll knows, he only left his beloved British Isles once in his entire life.  And no, it was not to visit America and see a Broadway show–although I’m pretty sure he would have enjoyed that, too.  His one trip abroad was to Moscow.  He and his friend and traveling… [read full post]

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