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Added a new page for Luna Lovegood, which includes another of Marta T.’s brilliant drawings and artwork by a new artist to the Lexicon, Tiny Q. Her illustration of Luna is just beautiful, really capturing the quirky nature of this intriguing character. I am delighted to welcome Tiny Q. to… Read More
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Luna is clearly Hermione’s mirror. I think Hermione’s rationalism, which is such an important part of the trio’s dynamic, has its downside: an unwillingness to leap before looking; a fear of the unknown. We’ve watched Hermione freeze up in just about every book because her studies haven’t provided her with the answer. Usually Ron and Harry have to pull/prod/jolly Hermione past… Read More
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The reorganization is going very smoothly, thanks to Dreamweaver. What an excellent program that is! I have added a page to the Hogwarts Atlas which shows a stunning painting by Michael Bramman, a well-known British illustrator. The page includes a brief note from the artist… Read More
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For the last few days, I’ve been reorganizing the thousands of files which make up the Lexicon. This is a painstaking process, at least for me, since I’m not a Dreamweaver wiz by any stretch of the imagination. I do things like this in utter terror of messing… Read More
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This isn’t strictly a Lexicon thing, but since it’s my project, I’ll let you all know anyway. The Lexicon is part of a group of sites called The Floo Network. This group includes The Leaky Cauldron, Quick Quotes Quill, and The Hogwarts Galleries (which is currently in pre-production,… Read More
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First of all, thanks to all of you who emailed me to find out why there haven’t been many updates lately. Sorry about the lull, folks, but that happens during the school year. I’m a teacher and librarian, plus the resident director for a theatre company, so I… Read More
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At turns exciting, suspenseful, horrific, unexpectedly funny, and in the end, tragic, OP35 (“Beyond the Veil”) brilliantly captures the chaos and confusion of battle. Harry doesn’t have time to fully comprehend everything going on around him, but we the readers have the luxury of going back and re-reading this chapter for new insights… Read More