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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust – dust from the Treacle Well steps

It was the Dormouse who mentioned the treacle well. Before he fell asleep again and was put back in the teapot. The absurdist story of the treacle well occurs in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; there actually is a treacle well, … Continue reading

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Treacle well

To Oxford last weekend.  Walked along the flooding Thames/Isis to St Frideswide’s Well at Binsey, by the side of St. Margaret’s church.  Once a medieval pilgrimage spot, its waters are said to have healing powers – the word ‘treacle’ was … Continue reading

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