Archive for July 2016

Harry Potter Special: Meet Three Potterheads!

Well, it’s 31st July. And it’s the birthdays of The Boy Who Lived and the woman who created him: Harry Potter & J.K. Rowling. We had originally planned for this to be the last blog post of our Potter Special series but since we’ve had some amazing writers joining us pretty late, we’re planning to carry the … Continue reading

Books: Comfort Reads

I have talked a lot about comfort reads. I think I’ve asked every single reader friend of mine what their comfort reads are…and mostly they’ve stared at me with a blank expression. That’s probably because I made up the term. But the feeling towards a comfort read is universal.       Comfort Read: A … Continue reading

Things I’ve Learnt From Harry Potter And The Rest

I am a shy person. There are times when I am not, and with people that I am not so, but usually, I am. At times, I am shy because it is convenient. To not talk. Well you see, basically, I am shy. And a shy person has a lot of thoughts. Apprehensions and worries, … Continue reading

Harry Potter Special: DIY Wand Tutorial

Happy birthday, Harry and JKR (in advance). Thank you for completely changing millions of lives. In honour of their birthday, I am going to show you how you can make your own wand. Because like Ollivander said, the wand chooses the wizard. So here is what you will need: Chopsticks Fevicol Glue Gun Newspaper Acrylic paint … Continue reading

Harry Potter: A Feeling of Family

  The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing, they say. I feel that that is true. Life brings a rainbow of emotions with it, and at times, it gets overwhelming and we know not what to do. That’s when that love comes to the fore and helps us. That love helps us to … Continue reading

The Elephant House: Birthplace of Harry Potter

As Harry Potter fans both N and I had decided that ‘The Elephant House’ would be our first stop once we land at Edinburgh. I remembered a bit about the café from the interview Jo Rowling did there after Harry Potter became famous and was looking forward to experiencing it myself. The café is within … Continue reading