Some anomalies in Harry Potter’s Wizarding World

My readers will know that I'm a big Harry Potter fan.  I have read all the books, including the "text books"; seen, and own, all the movies; and been a member of Pottermore (now Wizarding World) since its inception.  I love the entire Wizarding universe JK Rowling made up out of whole cloth (with some …

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For my friend in Thailand

The Thai publisher of the Harry Potter books has come out with a new series of covers, and illustrations from the books.  This is the cover art from the first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Isn't the artwork beautiful?  At WizardingWorld.com they have a whole series of the new cover and illustration art.

Looking for a refuge from the Wuhan Coronavirus?

...and all its attendant ills, both physical and psychological?  Are you looking for a place to go to relax, where the pesky virus will not intrude on your mellow? Well, I have just the place for you. Hie yourself on over to WizardingWorld.com, and dive right into the Harry Potter Universe!  The site is the …

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Have a Very Harry Christmas!

It occurred to me recently that my Christmas posts have been very heavily Peanuts.  I love A Charlie Brown Christmas, but I also love Harry Potter.  I was enchanted by my first taste of Harry and his Wizarding World, when I saw the first movie in 2001, and have been an avid fan ever since. …

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I don’t care what Joe Morgenstern says about “Fantastic Beasts” movie

I LOVED it!  We went to see the movie of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them over the weekend, and it was great.  The characters were believable, the scenery of 1920's New York was excellent, and the action was non-stop.  I admit that I had lots of peeks at the movie from reading on …

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