In Search of Plumtopia

Honoria Plum reads The Coming of Bill by P.G. Wodehouse

It is three years today since I began this Wodehouse inspired blog, in search of Plumtopia. This was my very first piece.

Plumtopia

What Ho!

I have started this blog as part of a lifelong quest for utopia.

Unfortunately, the quest hasn’t been going so well, ever since I took that wrong turn at Bass Strait. Tasmania is quite pretty in places, but I don’t fit in here. I feel much as Alice anticipated she might upon reaching the end of the rabbit hole.

‘How funny it’ll seem to come out among the people that walk with their heads downwards! The antipathies, I think -‘ 

Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll 

It has been suggested to me by some presumably well-intentioned people that my disgruntlement with life might be due to my… err… personal issues and failure to view the world with positivity. Have you thought of counselling? The message from these smugly contented souls is a simple one – Utopia is a state of mind, so the problem is you!

I’ve…

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