Author: Mark Foster

Peter Pan in Antarctica 0

PETER PAN IN ANTARCTICA

How Captain Scott was influenced by the story of Peter Pan and how it haunted him until the end.
During the last week of March 1912 Captain Robert Falcon Scott was lying in a frigid tent pitched on the ice of Antarctica, beset by some of the fiercest storms he had experienced during his epic trek to the South Pole. He was sheltering with Edward Wilson and Harry Bowers – the three of them all that remained of the group that had struck out for the Pole several months before. Read more…