Monthly Archives: August 2007

September WotM – Albus Dumbledore

The Wizard of the Month calendar on JKR.com has changed to display the new WotM for September 2007 to be: Albus Dumbledore 1881 – 1996 Brilliant and often controversial headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Albus Dumbledore is … Continue reading

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New essay! House-elves in DH

House-elves really came into their own in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — this fact, and some similarities between the characters of the house-elves and the theme of the greatness of servitude in the Christian gospels, was not lost … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Percy Weasley!

The Wizard of the Month calendar on Jo’s official site has changed to wish a Happy Birthday for 22 August to Percy Weasley!

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We solemnly swear that we are up to…

No, we’re not up to mischief! Although our server has been misbehaving a bit. I’m suspecting Nargles, but the tech folks tell us that they’re working on it. If you’ve experienced a “page not found” error recently when trying to … Continue reading

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Astronomy essay update

Greetings! Check out Mike Weinstein’s essay, Astronomy in the Harry Potter Series—it’s been updated with analyses of a couple of astronomical references in Deathly Hallows.

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Updates, Abbreviation, and Fun Stuff Like That

It’s begun. The influx of emails pointing out pages which haven’t been updated yet. I promise you, we’ll get to them. You’d be amazed at how much needs to be edited at this point. Just as an example, I was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ginny Weasley

The Wizard of the Month calendar on JKR’s official site is now displaying Happy Birthday wishes for August 11th to Ginny Weasley!

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More places!

I’ve been accumulating lots of new additions – working on getting the gazetteer up to speed and updated with our new layout! Here’s some of the stuff I’ve added: A completely rewritten page for Gringotts; A new Hog’s Head page; … Continue reading

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Lexicon staff at Prophecy this week

Steve, Bel, Paula and I will be at Prophecy this week; if you see us wave Hi! If you’re wondering why my character pages are stuck in a time warp, well, that’s why. Steve has three presentations this week: Playing … Continue reading

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