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Happy birthday! No, it’s not some Harry Potter character this time. It’s two people, actually. By a wonderful quirk of fate, Melissa Anelli of The Leaky Cauldron and I share a birthday, which is today, the 27th of December. I … Continue reading
Yeah, July 16, I know! I have a feeling that I’m the only fan who read that and panicked. I started looking hard at what needs to be finished around here before then, and it’s a bit daunting. It looks … Continue reading
Christmas is early! We just couldn’t wait. The Floo Network is pleased to announce its holiday gift to you, our loyal readers. We are delighted to welcome a new website, Madam Scoop’s, to the Network. The Floo Network, which brings you … Continue reading
Just updated the timelines with Hermione’s birthyear, just revealed on Jo’s site. There are more details, but they will have to wait until this evening. Let me just say again how thrilling it is to have this kind of direct … Continue reading
If you haven’t already seen it, check out the holiday version of our main menu. Thanks to Laura Freeman, whose artwork already graces many pages of the Lexicon, our friends Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs are having a bit of fun … Continue reading
Did some updating on the new guide to Jo’s website. Then I noticed that she’d added Bill’s birthday on November 29. I figured I’d quickly add that to the timelines… But wait. If Bill was born on November 29, that means he … Continue reading
A couple of new pages have been added: a page listing various competitions in the Wizarding World, including the Daily Prophet Grand Prize Galleon Draw and the annual Swedish broom race. a page listing organizations such as the B.O.G. (Brotherhood of Goblins) and S.P.E.W. an expanded guide to … Continue reading
I’m working very hard to catch up on essays which have been waiting in my work pile for so long. This evening I added one entitled …and I Grew Up With Percy…which I really enjoy. A beautiful drawing by Marta T. … Continue reading
Thanks to Trish Drasnin, I have now posted the synopses of all four Daily Prophet newsletters which Jo wrote in the late 1990s for Bloomsbury. Sorry, I don’t have permission to reprint them word for word (although Jo, if you’re reading this, … Continue reading
Well, here’s another tiny little mystery cleared up. I have just received word from a very reliable source that this sentence of Fudge’s on page 613 of the UK version of Goblet of Fire is incorrect: “You’ll forgive me, Dumbledore, … Continue reading
Well, you might already see one thing that’s new…the font on this page. We’re gradually changing every page in the Lexicon to this new font, Georgia, since it’s designed to be particularly easy to read on a web page. Josh … Continue reading
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