Friday, March 4, 2011
The Candy Pan
We don't know, of course, if he already has or not... since Barrie makes no mention of it. But it's fun to think about. Me? I can just imagine Peter shoveling it in once found it.
We do know that it's likely that he knows of sugar itself, as per the large rich cake of a jolly thickness with green sugar on it - but also recall that Wendy wouldn't let the boys eat it!
What made me think of this?
The touring show of Peter Pan from Kensington Gadens (the one with the amazing 360° projection system that began in London right in the park which I travelled all the way to England to see) posted on Facebook regarding their Candy Shop, boasting over 75 different treats and sweets. Yummy!
The proverbial "kid in a candy story" as applies to Pan is a delicious thought indeed. Especially if there's no 'mother' around to advise him not to partake too much lest he get a tummy ache!
Also, it brings to mind a fun crossover. Let's say Pan loves candy so much... that he seeks out the BEST in the world... none other than Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Now THAT pairing I'd like to see. Just for fun, mind you. I haven't thought it entirely through, but the logistics of it being actually feasible are probably way off... maybe not. But imagine Wonka interacting with Peter Pan. Would they get along? A sweet treat of pretending for the moment, though, eh? Brings new meaning to Yes, I'm sweet, oh, I am sweet!
And that's your "silly but fun thing" for today.
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