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Did you know that Lewis Carroll is believed to have had the idea of writing Alice in Wonderland while staying in Llandudno? He was summering at Pen Morfa, the West Shore holiday home of Dean Liddell with the latter’s family. Carroll (Dodgson if you prefer) seemingly began writing it there, and even read extracts aloud to entertain the Liddells and fellow guests who included Gladstone.

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The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded - George Orwell
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