Adventures In Wonderland, probably one of the most imaginatively creative
popular books of our time celebrated its 150th anniversary this year, a
cornerstone of children's literature and the inspiration for a thousand more it
has no equal. A book full of humour, puzzling situations, lateral thinking,
mathematics and wordplay enshrined in a wondrous world of surrealism and
It was October 2014 when we decided to pay respects to Alice and of course Wonderland with an entirely new collection of work based around both the Wonderland books. It wasn't going to be any Alice though, that would be far too easy, instead it had to have a life of its own containing both familiar elements enjoyed by all but also enough twists and turns to allow it to stand on its own two feet and so was born 'Lost Alice' and amalgam of Lost Impossimals combined with favourite childhood reads all placed in the imaginarium that is Wonderland.
Whether door or glass that Alice shall pass,
a nonsense will always follow,
years ago she left a remarkable place
leaving behind her sorrow.
A cry for help has reached her ears
but Alice ignores the plea,
Until she is also half of nine
and twice the sum of three.
Can Alice make a land cast asunder
once again a place of madness and wonder?
Can Alice, be Alice it’s been so long?
Or has Alice been Alice all along?
Thrice a question with naught an answer,
maybe it's time