Tag Archive | "Harry Potter"

Harry Potter and the Curious Dream

Thursday, May 10, 2012

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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 […]

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Feeling pensieve …

Wednesday, October 5, 2011


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 were memories of significant events which helped Harry lurch on towards the final battle with his nemesis when the plot had […]

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Harry Potter and the Grateful Mummy

Thursday, July 7, 2011


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 them a bubble bath bottle with a plastic Harry on the top, flying. That was our first encounter with Pottermania. At […]

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