• Thing The title given to the group of people who died during the Battle of Hogwarts. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:55 — 4.5MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Towns Falmouth is a coastal town with an important harbour, and is located at the southwestern tip of England. Falmouth is also home to the Falmouth Falcons, a member of the British and Irish Quidditch League (QA7). Podcast: Play… Read More
• Character The Fat Friar is the house ghost of Hufflepuff.  He is a jolly, friendly ghost who cheerfully wishes the first years good day and hopes they’ll be in Hufflepuff (PS7). He was executed after senior churchmen found it suspicious that he could cure the pox by pointing a stick at… Read More
• Character Miss S. Fawcett was Ravenclaw student at Hogwarts from 1991 to 1998 (CS11, GF16, GF23) Possibly part of the Fawcett family of Ottery St. Catchpole. Attended the Duelling Club in 1992 (CS11) and the Yule Ball in 1994 (… Read More
• Source A Muggle version of the venerable guide to magical creatures which is known all through the Wizarding world. Fantastic Beasts is used as a textbook at Hogwarts, and this edition has marks and scribbles throughout purportedly from Harry and his friends. Published: March 12, 2001 Published by Obscurus… Read More
• Source The series of five films, beginning with “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” tells the story of Newt Scamander’s adventures around the globe and the rise to power and eventual defeat of Gellert Grindelwald between 1926 and 1945 (JKR:Tw). The screenplays are by J.K. Rowling. The titles of each… Read More
• Quote “Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:55 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements The Fiendishly Difficult Crossword is a feature appearing in the Daily Prophet (DP4). The crossword, with its clues and answers, appeared on pages 3 and 4 of the Daily Prophet (DP4). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Countries A beautiful South Pacific island nation, Fiji is the native habitat of the Fire Crab. Hundreds of miles of coastline there have been turned into a Fire Crab reservation (FB). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Magical effects Effect: communication between fires Using Floo Powder in a fire connected to the Floo Network, a person can communicate with another over distance. The head of the person making contact appears in the midst of the flames and they can hold a conversation and even interact physically with the person… Read More
• Place Flanders is a region that consists roughly of the northern half of Belgium and incorporates the Flemish region of the country. A Quidditch team from Flanders played against Transylvania in the first World Cup (QA8). Podcast: Play in… Read More
• Art and Culture A Celestina Warbeck concert tour (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:55 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Quote “And now, Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:55 — 4.5MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Transportation The fireplaces of the Wizarding World are a connected for traveling. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:55 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Transportation A unique wizarding re-purposing of a Muggle transportation method. The first wizarding bus was the Knight Bus, founded in 1865 as an alternative for those who cannot be accommodated with Thestrals or broomsticks. Podcast: Play in new window… Read More
• Essay
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In one of her many interviews, JKR said that wizards generally live longer than Muggles. After a thorough research about food in the Harry Potter universe and, above all, its magical part, the only possible conclusion is that wizards don’t have problems with cholesterol, otherwise their life span would be… Read More
• Quote “Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right,” said Hermione.  “I heard him telling your mum, Ron.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:… Read More
• Ministry of Magic A large fountain located in the Atrium of the Ministry of Magic. Standing in the midst of of the fountain’s pool are a group of larger-than-life-sized golden statues depicting a wizard and witch surrounded by a centaur, a goblin, and a house-elf. The witch and wizard are standing heroically while the… Read More
• Organizations A fringe movement dedicated to wearing robes instead of trousers, even around Muggles. The president of F.A.R.T. is Archie Aymslowe (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:55 — 4.5MB)… Read More
• Art and Culture “Frolicsome Feline” is a line of decorative, collectible plates featuring moving images of cats and kittens. Dolores Umbridge, who likes anything having to do with kittens except real cats, is a fan (Pm). She decorated her office at Hogwarts with these “foul kittens gambolling around the plates over her head” (… Read More
• Creature Magical African bird with brightly-colored feathers. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:55 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More