• Plants Centaurs burn this, observing the fumes and flames to refine the results of their stargazing (OP27). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:37 — 5.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Selina Sapworthy was the author of Xylomancy, a guide to divination by using twigs (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:37 — 5.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Occupations A Seer is a witch or wizard with the Inner Eye, that is, the ability to see into the future. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:37 — 5.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event The celebrated seer is remembered for her skill in divination and for writing the divination textbook Unfogging the Future (FW, PA4). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:37 — 5.1MB)… Read More
• Magical artifacts In Dumbledore’s day (although not in Armando Dippet’s), the office contained a number of spindly-legged tables supporting various frail “curious silver instruments” (CS12), the function of which Harry did not know. They usually whirred and emitted little puffs of smoke. Podcast:… Read More
• Symbols Tea leaf symbol from Unfogging the Future meaning “danger in your path.”   Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:37 — 5.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event Death Eater Severus Snape sent a message to Albus Dumbledore to meet him on a lonely windswept hilltop in late 1980 so he could warn him that Lily Evans Potter and her child were in danger of being attacked by Voldemort (DH33). When the Headmaster arrived he found a… Read More
• Event When Dumbledore met at the Hog’s Head with Sybill Trelawney as a “courtesy” to interview her for the post of Divination Professor, she suddenly launched into a real prophecy about a child with the ability to vanquish the Dark Lord. (OP37) Lurking outside the door and listening at the… Read More
• Communication A prophecy from an unknown source stating: “When spares are spared, when time is turned, when unseen children murder their fathers: then will the Dark Lord return” (CC3.19, CC3.21). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Symbols Tea leaf symbol from Unfogging the Future which means “great happiness.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:37 — 5.1MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Character Sybill Patricia Trelawney is the Divination professor at Hogwarts. She is the great-great-granddaughter of Cassandra Trelawney, a very gifted, very famous Seer (OP37). Hermione considers her to be nothing but an old fraud, but Trelawney has her moments. Podcast:… Read More