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A house is never still in darkness to those who listen intently; there is a whispering in distant chambers, an unearthly hand presses the snib of the window, the latch rises.

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Muse Of The Day

This way to Neverland

Cathy Rigby as Peter Pan

or the boy who wouldn’t grow up

Imagine a little 9 year old girl in her Wendy inspired nightgown dancing and singing in her living room watching the 2000 production of Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby. 313 more words


Review: Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

“A mischievous boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island of Neverland as the leader of his gang, the Lost Boys, interacting with mermaids, Native Americans, fairies, pirates, and occasionally ordinary children from the world outside of Neverland.

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Book Reviews

When you read a book as a child..

“When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your whole life does.”

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We're Getting Too Old to Fly?

Five siblings gather at their father’s (Ron Crawford) deathbed.  This is a Catholic family with typically catholic politics.  Ann (Kathleen Chalfant) is the resident liberal atheist, and while she enjoys railing against the Church, she still takes the communion “to be sociable.”  Jim (David Chandler) and Michael (Keith Reddin), both physicians, are conservatives of the pull-yourself-up-by-your-own-bootstraps variety, though Michael is cosmopolitan enough to read Nicholas Kristof in  455 more words


J.M. Barrie in London

J.M Barrie, author of Peter Pan once lived in a house on Benard Street – on the site shown below – from 1885- 1888.

Not far from this site is also Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, which has always been strongly linked to J.M Barrie and Peter Pan. 247 more words