Isn’t it funny how something can appear one way on the surface but is another way entirely once you look deeper? The Black Lake at Hogwarts is one of those beautiful, tranquil things that has many layers below its shimmering surface.
Harry uses Floo powder for the first time and accidentally ends upin Knockturn Alley
Porpentina "Tina" Goldstein's birthday
Fri, Aug 21
Robert Knox's birthday (RIP)
“Cedric was a person who exemplified many of the qualities that distinguish Hufflepuff house. He was a good and loyal friend, a hard worker, he valued fair play. His death has affected you all, whether you knew him well or not. I think that you have the right, therefore, to know exactly how it came about. […] Cedric Diggory was murdered by Lord Voldemort.”
December 13, 2007 – The Tales of Beedle the Bard goes up for auction at Sotheby’s and sells for nearly £2 million, far surpassing all expectations.
Did You Know
The first review of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was given by Alice Newton, the daughter of the founder of Bloomsbury, at age 8: “The excitement in this book made me feel warm inside. I think it is possibly one of the best books an 8/9 year old could read.”