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After several months of delay, I finally have uploaded an essay that Prefect Marcus sent me. It’s a very well-done analysis of the “potions riddle” which Hermione solved on the way to finding the Stone under Hogwarts. I have also uploaded a new essay by Connie Ann Kirk, the author of the… Read More
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I just spent a week in Cocoa Beach, Florida, at a delightful hotel called the Luna Sea. I did a lot of reading by the pool and had a ball at Islands of Adventure in Orlando. I also did some work on the Lexicon. I have reworked the timelines entirely,… Read More
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I’ve just added an essay by Troels Forchhammer called Mapping the Harry Potter Timeline. Troels is meticulous in his analysis of the various clues and theories which have been debated back and forth for the past few years by fans. He includes all known references from all the books and… Read More
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Steve and I are updating the Lexicon simultaneously this evening, thanks to JKR’s web chat earlier today. Please be patient, we’re scrambling to integrate a gold mine of new information here. 🙂… Read More
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(If anybody out there hexed Steve with his current connectivity issues, quit it, OK?) A new essay from Morag Traynor has just been made available. Enjoy. … Read More
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Michele here, the Lexicon’s assistant/junior editor. The Wizards’ List is undergoing a scrubbing today. Hooked up another essay to the essay index that was missed on the first pass, about the Longbottoms. Read More
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Michele here, the Lexicon’s assistant/junior editor. The chapter guide for CS1 has been updated; go to the Help/About page, to the section “Delving Deeper into Harry Potter”. An essay on duelling which has been awaiting review has also been made available. Read More
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Michele here, the Lexicon’s assistant/junior editor. Dreamweaver has been re-installed successfully on Steve’s personal machine after an unfortunate episode with a repair shop and an erased hard drive (didn’t affect the Lexicon’s existing content, I hasten to add, just delayed Steve in producing some new stuff he’s been working on). Read More
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Michele here, the Lexicon’s assistant/junior editor. As regular visitors may be aware, ordinarily Steve alone touches this particular page. However, in the spirit of Friday the 13th, Steve’s been having some ugly problems with his personal machine, so I thought I’d pipe up to let everyone know a little about… Read More
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Another wonderful essay has just been added, this one called “How Safe Is Privet Drive?“, written by Jen Reese. To complement the essay I’ve included another beautiful drawing by Marta T. based on the first chapter of Order of the Phoenix. Read More
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In case anyone’s interested, I’ve uploaded a page showing a scan of one of the pages of my research notebook about OP. I had a few requests for people who wondered what my notebooks looked like, so if that’s you, here you go. Nik the Hermit has added a whole new… Read More
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New pages: information about the Chamber of Secrets film, edited by Marilyn Cole new page for the Atlas giving details of the location of Little Whinging in Surrey, carefully researched by Nik (who lives in that area and has been investigating homes and neighborhoods)… Read More
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Two new essays have been added: “Those Unpredictable Defense Against the Dark Arts Professors” by Louis F. Badalament, II “A View of the Map: Understanding How The Marauder’s Map Works” by Steven Beers Also added are a wonderful new map of Wizarding London and a page describing various special types of… Read More
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Most of the new spells have been added to the Spell Encyclopedia, which is a bit of a relief, since I do get a lot of email reminding me about them. I am still adding more, however. Tonight, for example, I added Permanent Sticking Charm. That’s because I’m currently on… Read More
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I am delighted to announce that a new essay has been added to the Lexicon, this one delving into the possible connections between Ginny and Harry. The author of this essay, Water Witch, emailed me the other day to point out, without rancor, that she had indeed submitted this essay to… Read More
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New stuff: beautiful new illustration called “Mourning” by Marta T., on the page for the fifth book. new artwork added to the Bestiary, thanks to Cassie Songer and Vic Xntric outline of the details of the life of a Wizard, from infancy through old age new page, edited by… Read More
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A couple of new things to mention: Sandra Diersing has given me permission to include on the Dumbledore page a very perceptive short essay of hers about socks. I’ve posted a page which details some of the more interesting facts and speculations about the whole timeline question. This page will answer… Read More
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Oh my goodness, where do I begin? Michele has been editing pages left and right, so many that I can’t even begin to list them all. She’s added name origins and much more information to the Wizards lists, the new song to the Sorting Hat page, OP information to the pages… Read More
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Lots of new stuff, including huge numbers of edits and additions by Michele, who is amazing and wonderful. I’ll list them all when I get a chance (I’m just in for a few hours from camping by Lake Michigan…ahhh…). I have also added a couple of new pages that might… Read More