• Timelines and calendars Life at Hogwarts revolves around classes, naturally. However, as the castle is also the students’ home for most of the year, daily life consists of far more than just academics. The students arrive at Hogwarts on September 1 by Hogwarts Express. For the next nine or ten┬ámonths they eat, sleep,… Read More
• Character Derwent Shimpling was a comedian known for his boldness; he once ate an entire Venomous Tentacula as a bet. Though he lived, he’s still purple. Wizards and witches everywhere love his silly sense of humor and his boldness. (FW). Read More
• Quidditch Dissimulators are noisy, multicoloured, tube-shaped instruments which make loud shouts of support and give off smoke in national colours (QWC). When wands were banned at the 1974 Quidditch World Cup, canny wizard Quidditch fans transfigured their wands into Dissimulators. When Royston Idlewind, who introduced the ban, appeared… Read More
• Character Bass player with the popular wizarding band The Weird Sisters, and a big Kenmare Kestrels supporter (FW). According to the Daily Prophet, he was married in the fall of 1995 (OP14). He attended Dumbledore’s funeral (HBP30). Read More
• Character In the summer of 1995, The Quibbler prints an interview with Doris Purkiss, who claims that Sirius Black is really Stubby Boardman, and that Stubby had been enjoying a romantic dinner with her the day of the murder of the Potters and therefore had an alibi (OP10). Read More
• Clothing Dress robes are a formal style of robe that witches and wizards wear for special occasions. At Hogwarts, students in their fourth year and above are required to have dress robes to wear to formal events. In the books, this is exemplified at the Yule Ball. Read More