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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Birth of Lewis Carroll

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

The author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was born on January 27th, 1832.
When Charles Lutwidge Dodgson climbed into the small boat moored on the river at Oxford in July, 1862, joining the Liddell children, Alice, Lorina and Edith, and his colleague Robinson Duckworth, he could little have known that the outcome of an innocent boat trip would be Alice’s Adve…

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