Alice and that wonderland: 150 years of rabbit holes & reality in reverse

by Rashmee

Posted on August 7, 2015


It’s been 150 glorious years of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and everyone still can’t seem to get enough of the story. Till the end of August, London has a fascinating interactive theatre event below Waterloo Station called Alice’s Adventures Underground. Perhaps there will be an app next. I well remember my copy. It was a small (about … Continue reading “Alice and that wonderland: 150 years of rabbit holes & reality in reverse”

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The picnicky settings, not the food, make Enid Blyton’s meals magical

by Rashmee

Posted on July 28, 2015


We’ve previously discussed the industrial gunk our parents and grandparents ate, with their aspic moulds and frankfurter casseroles. Click here for my blog on the subject.  Now, consider the sort of rubbish consumed by the family of fictional children produced by Enid Blyton: Potted meat sandwiches Tongue sandwiches Anchovy paste Tinned sardines in tomato sauce … Continue reading “The picnicky settings, not the food, make Enid Blyton’s meals magical”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK