• Muggle places • Railway places In northwestern London lies Kings Cross Station, a Muggle railway station that is one of the busiest in the city. It’s a perfectly ordinary station, with big plastic numbers over each track and guards who have never heard of Hogwarts School (PS6). However, every September 1, as the clock… Read More
• Character The first Norman (French) King of England, also known as William the Conquerer. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:38 — 27.7MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Glossary There was a “kissing gate” at the entrance to the graveyard in Godric’s Hollow. This type of gate allows for humans to pass through one at a time, but is built to keep large farm animals out of the graveyard. Podcast:… Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops The Kowalski Bakery was started in 1926 New York by No-Maj Jacob Kowalski on the Lower East Side of Manhatten (WFT). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:38 — 27.7MB)… Read More
• Character Jacob Kowalski was a good-natured No-Maj factory worker in 1920s New York whose dream was to own a bakery. He fought for America in World War One (WFT). In 1926 Jacob went to a bank in New York City to get a loan for a proposed bakery based on recipes… Read More
• Quidditch Early spelling of Quidditch in the 1100s letter by Goodwin Kneen (QA3). This was also the Muggle Prime Minister’s guess for the spelling of “Quidditch” at the time of the Dark Mark incident after the 1994 Quidditch World Cup (HBP1). Podcast:… Read More