Author Archives: John Kearns

New Page: Grimmauld Place

A new page today for number twelve, Grimmauld Place.

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Another JKR Update

Rowling has updated her site with another new news item today. She has handwritten seven leather-bound editions of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, six of which she plans to give as ‘thank-you’ gifts to those who have helped her … Continue reading

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The Burrow

So after a fairly lengthy morning of in-depth research and writing, I have now completely re-vamped our page for the Burrow. Among other things, I determined what floor each room had to fall on, and organized the page accordingly. The … Continue reading

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Three more updated pages

Just finished three more updates, of various scopes and sizes: 1. St. Mungo’s Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries, for which I rewrote the entry, greatly expanded the lists of staff and patients, and added a list (albeit a short … Continue reading

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New Hogsmeade Page

As promised, we now have a completely re-worked and updated Hogsmeade page as well. I also created a new detailed list of all the secret passages between Hogsmeade and Hogwarts – something we hadn’t done before. Enjoy!

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Gazetteer up-to-date!

Okay, my turn! The Gazetteer pages are now completely up-to-date with the last book, except for a few destination pages (like the Leaky Cauldron and Hogsmeade, which I’m working on now). We didn’t have a lot of big or important … Continue reading

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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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Two re-worked pages

Again, lots of changes being made site-wide today. I enjoy clicking on the character pages especially and seeing the people Lisa has added in. But I wanted to post two big page overhauls I did for places: Godric’s Hollow and … Continue reading

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Deathly Hallows

We’ve been doing lots of work around the site today, as you’ve probably noticed if you’ve looked around. One bigger thing I’ve put together: a page about the Deathly Hallows. Enjoy!

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DH Day-to-day calendar

Oh. My. Goodness. We here at the Lexicon have been e-mailing back and forth in total shock and awe over Deathly Hallows. Jo, we can’t thank you enough for this incredible gift. We also, of course, are excited to throw … Continue reading

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The door is open

The door on is open once more – this time with a list of acknowledgements for all the wonderful people who helped her through writing the books. Thanks to everyone from us here at the Lexicon, too! No magic … Continue reading

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Who is your country’s most popular Potter character?

I started playing around with Google Trends yesterday, and came up with some fun results I wanted to share. For those who don’t know, it’s a set of statistics about where (in what countries and cities) different terms and phrases … Continue reading

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