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    Harry Potter and the Curious Dream

    May 10, 2012

    Great excitement with the girls this morning. Child One had remembered a dream. This is quite an event, as she is convinced she almost never dreams. Her last one was about tomatoes and a lighthouse, so you can see they are worth waiting for. This one didn’t disappoint. The mild-mannered father of one of her sister’s friends was running amok, driving a car and chasing us and lots of other people, with a view to mowing us all down. Unfortunately,…

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    Feeling pensieve …

    One of my favourite ideas in the Harry Potter series was the pensieve, where you could syphon off thoughts and leave them swirling mysteriously in a rather beautiful stone bowl. In the novels, these…

    October 5, 2011
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    Harry Potter and the Grateful Mummy

    I feel rather sad that it’s the last Harry Potter premiere tonight. So much of the girls’ childhood has been caught up with the boy wizard. When they were very small, a friend gave…

    July 7, 2011