Lewis Carroll’s Guide for Insomniacs

‘I believe that an hour of calculation is much better for me than half-an-hour of worry.’

That’s all from our puzzler-in-chief, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson: find all his puzzles, riddles and entertainments in Lewis Carroll’s Guide for Insomniacs.

Find the previous week’s riddles below:

1  ‘Flit on, cheering angel.’ Who is she?


A stick I found that weighed two pound:
I sawed it up one day
In pieces eight of equal weight!
How much did each piece weigh?
(Everybody says ‘a quarter of a pound’, which is wrong.)