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Walrus and Carpenter Scrimshaw Art

Here’s something you don’t see every day.  In fact, you’ve never seen one of these before–and may never see one again!  A new LCSNA member by the highly appropriate name of Ray Carpenter has created a one-of a kind scrimshaw artwork depicting the Walrus and the Carpenter–and also Lewis Carroll.  You can check out images… [read full post]

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Walrus seeks Carpenter, must have own loaf of bread

Mowbury Park Walrus, Copyright Helen Wright
Mowbury Park Walrus, Copyright Helen Wright

Oh shed a tear for the lonely Wearside walrus! For eleven long years he has sat alone, gazing across Mowbray Park and Winter Gardens in Sunderland, UK. Now friends of the park hope to raise the money to commission a companion for him. “We thought it was right to do this,” said Sylvia [chairman of… [read full post]

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“O Oysters, come and walk with us!” at the Walrus & Carpenter Nighttime Picnic

“A picnic” on legendary Totten Inlet at low tide in the dark and cold in the middle of the winter, and, if you are lucky, an icy gust of wind off the bay to season the experience — more than a little crazy, yes? Crazy? Yes, but with impeccable literary credentials. Jon Rowley of Taylor… [read full post]

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Alice in Sunderland

When I first saw this article about Alice in Sunderland, I thought it might be a forgotten manuscript republished by Michael Everson of Evertype, who has recently released such lost gems as “Clara in Blunderland: A political parody based on Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland” and “Lost in Blunderland: The further adventures of Clara: A political parody… [read full post]

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Seattle’s new oyster bar, The Walrus and the Carpenter

The picture above is from the website for Seattle’s new oyster bar opening in July, The Walrus and the Carpenter, “located at the South end of Seattle’s Historic Ballard Avenue in the newly renovated Kolstrand building” . They even included the full poem on their site! The blurb: Award winning Chef Renee Erickson (Boat Street Café/Boat Street… [read full post]

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