• Books and Literature “The Tale of the Three Brothers” is one of the stories in the book “Tales of Beedle the Bard“, which was left to Hermione by Albus Dumbledore in his will (DH7), and is the original source of the Deathly Hallows legend (DH21). Read More
• Books and Literature The Tales of Beedle the Bard is a 15th-century collection of bedtime stories written for young wizards and witches. The tales were originally written in ancient runes and included such memorable stories as “The Tale of the Three Brothers,” “Babbity Rabbity and Her Cackling Stump,” “The Wizard’s Hairy Heart,” and “The… Read More
• Magical artifacts A special deck of cards used over the centuries for Divination. The “Lightning-Struck Tower” was the card Sybill Trelawney kept seeing over and over just before Dumbledore’s death on top of the Astronomy Tower (HBP25). This can be counted as one of Trelawney’s actual prophecies. The proper name for… Read More
• Glossary (Not strictly a British term, but in the interests of clarity it’s being included here.) A kind of hand-made knotted lace, used particularly for edging or trimming (NSOED) – the kind of lace on Ron’s first set of dress robes might have been tatting, for instance. Read More
• Food and drinks
• Glossary A cosy made to put over a tea pot for insulation, to help keep it hot. Read More
• Areas of knowledge Tea leaf reading, also called Tasseography, is a method of Divination. Loose leaf tea is poured into teacups and drunk until only the dregs remain. Next, the cup is swirled three times with the left hand and turned over to drain. Then the shapes of the leaves left in the… Read More
• Food and drinks A large rich layer cake, where some of the layers are made of cream or fruit.  … Read More
• Thing Wizards attending the Quidditch World Cup have been known to customise their tents both inside and out, even though they are supposed to be keeping a low profile. Read More