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Save Peter Pan’s birthplace

Moat Brae survives. Moat Brae is the 1823 house and garden in Dumfries, Scotland, where J.M. Barrie, age 8 in 1868 and playing at pirates, conceived Neverland, the land of eternal childhood. That’s the good news. Moat Brae lives – … Continue reading

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Capt. Hook’s Moat Brae

Here are three images of the modernist plan for Moat Brae, in Dumfries, Scotland, whose garden inspired Neverland. It is now threatened with fairly typical additions in an unsympathetic style. I was unable to get my hands on these images … Continue reading

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