Big Trips · Harry Potter · Travel

The Ultimate Harry Potter Road Trip

With the Harry Potter reunion premiere on New Year’s Day, and with plenty of Harry Potter fans out there, the ultimate Harry Potter UK Road Trip will be a magical experience for many. It's one that I would love to do (but I just have to find the time). The Harry Potter reunion celebrates the 20th… Continue reading The Ultimate Harry Potter Road Trip

Books · Film

Exploring how J. K. Rowling underestimates the homophobia in the Harry Potter canon

*Before you read this, I just want to let you all know that I really do love Harry Potter, so please don't think I'm trying to ruin an amazing story. Also J.K.Rowling.... I love everything you've done! Secondly, this is an essay I did for my university course. It was my final essay ever and I'm… Continue reading Exploring how J. K. Rowling underestimates the homophobia in the Harry Potter canon

Castles

Alnwick Castle – Castle Review

Built: 1096 Location: Alnwick NE66 1NQ History: Alnwick Castle is a castle and stately home in Alnwick in the English county of Northumberland. It is the seat of the Duke of Northumberland, built following the Norman conquest, and renovated and remodelled a number of times. It is a Grade I listed building and as of 2012 received over 800,000 visitors per year There has been a castle recorded on this… Continue reading Alnwick Castle – Castle Review