Gypsy's Travels


Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Travels with Em - "Through Alice's Door in Wonderland"

And so it was indeed: she was now only ten inches high, and her face brightened up at the thought that she was now the right size for going through the little door into that lovely garden.

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This is the small door in the Master gardens of Christ Church College which inspired the one in "Alice in Wonderland." Alice peeks through and sees bright flowers and fountains soon after she arrives in Wonderland. She believes it is the most beautiful garden imaginable. The garden is part of the realm of the King and Queen of Hearts.

3 comments:

  1. Your photos evoke such a strange and wonderful feeling when I realize what the author saw when looking at this door--and then went away to create. Wow.
    Thanks for sharing your travels!

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  2. oh wow! thank you so much for sharing and bringing alive the lovely fairy tale!

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  3. The photos are excellent and your story is too. Nice post.

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