Gillipaw's Journal

By Gillipaw

Jabberwocky, The Maze, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

A detail from this new mirrored maze, designed by JM Architects. Influenced by the writings of Lewis Carroll and the film The Matrix , there are number and puzzle themes. Portals in the hedges refer to "Down the Rabbit Hole", the link between Wonderland and The Matrix.

It lies between "The House for an Art Lover" and the Bellahouston Palace of Art.

Such a shame that the local vandals have already moved in and defaced it.

View it in LARGE, to see more detail.

Not my best blip, but the poem is a favourite of mine, so I wanted to add it to my journal.

Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!"

Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, 1872

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