Tag Archives: Pottermore

Happy Birthday J.K Rowling

Author J.K. Rowling reads from Harry Potter an...

Author J.K. Rowling reads from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at the Easter Egg Roll at White House. Screenshot taken from official White House video. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ah, it’s the 31st July, do you know what that means?

It’s one year since the first Magical Quill challenge of Pottermore.

Harry Potter’s 32nd birthday.

But most importantly it is J.K Rowling’s 47th birthday. Today most people think of Harry, he’s pretty much synonymous with this date, but without J.K Rowling he would not exist. So it’s important to remember her too. Continue reading

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Procrastination: The Bane of Life

Procrastinate:

Verb.

To defer action; delay: to put off untill another day or time. Continue reading


A Day in the Wizarding World

Once upon a time, not very long ago at all there was a bus. It was covered wheel to top in Harry Potter images and had the words Warner Bros. studio Tour London sprawled across it. It had the very important job of picking up passengers and carrying them 15 minutes aways to the Leavesden Studios that hid a magical world.

This magical world was full to the brim of sets and props and behind the scenes secrets of the hugely successful Harry Potter series. When it first came into view it made people feel like they had won the golden ticket to see the inner workings of Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. Even the foyer had people looking around in awe. The walls were decorated with pictures of the cast and the windows of the souvenir shop looked like they belonged in Diagon Alley.

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Is Community Becoming Myth?

So I read something in Wired, in the Ideas Bank section. The little essay type thing is called ‘It is in our nature to be good citizens‘ and was written by Paul J Zak.

In it he basically talks about an experiment he conducts in the Western world and in Papua New Guinea on some of the most isolated people in the world. Continue reading


Harry Potter And The Most Highly Anticipated Email

So…I’ve spoken a lot about Harry Potter, even wrote something about waiting for my Pottermore email. Continue reading


Waiting for Pottermore

As a die-hard Potterhead I jumped upon the chance to get an early access Pottermore account. When J.K Rowling first announced the launch of the website it was exciting and amazing. Just as the film franchise was coming to an end she gave us something else to look forward to. Continue reading