We’re All Mad Here

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The Lobster Quadrille

So, this week on Tuesday, 10th October, is World Mental Health Day. The World Federation for Mental Health Organisation stipulate the day ‘provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on […]

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The Mock Turtle’s Story

‘The Duchess takes every opportunity to explain various moral lessons to Alice… Carroll uses the character of the Duchess to condemn the self-righteous moralizing of Victorian England. The Duchess’s relentless […]

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The Queen’s Croquet-Garden

So, in this chapter Alice enters the Queen of Heart’s garden, there she sees, unsurprisingly, some gardeners. However, they’re painting white roses red, why? Because that’s what the Queen wants […]

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A Mad Tea-Party

‘So, don’t make me sad, don’t make me cry Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough I don’t know why Keep making me laugh – Let’s go […]

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A Pig and Pepper

Today involves some housekeeping. I’m currently packing my things, horrifically I’ll add, to go and stay at my grandparents’ house in Barkingside, East London, on my own – won’t lie […]

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Advice from a Caterpillar: Social media ‘Tweet me’

I love dystopian books and films; give me the corruption, nihilism and disturbing realness of The Handmaid’s Tale, or The Road, and of course, Nineteen Eighty-Four, over the dullness of […]

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The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

So, the supply and support deal negotiations between the DUP and the Conservatives is slowly coming to a close. And although it is probably not at the forefront of everyone’s […]

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A Caucus Race and a Long Tale

‘The Caucus race provides a thinly veiled critique of the absurdity of English politics at the turn of the century while making a larger comment about the general meaninglessness of […]

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Pool of Tears

‘Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English); ‘now I’m opening out like the largest telescope […]