Was Alice On Drugs?

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Alice in Wonderland is 150 years old this year and more than ever people are asking; is it merely a children’s story or is it a story about drugs? Children accept it as a children’s story but why do so many adults see the fateful boat trip, which saw the genesis of the story, as containing adult themes? Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is, on one level at least, the story of a girl who disappears down a rabbit hole to a fantastic place full of bizarre adventures. But is that all it is…