MyLeaky Login

Join the largest Harry Potter Social Network on the Web! | FAQ

In the News

Confessions of a new Harry

Posted by: Leaky
April 03, 2002, 10:05 PM

Confessions of a new Harry Potter fan. Kathryn Ross of the Daily Reporter writes: "Okay, I read "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", and yes I'm a more than 50-year-old college graduate with a degree in literature. That's out of the way. I enjoyed the book. I decided I wanted to read Harry Potter, because I wondered what all the fuss was about, and I was looking for something to have in common with my youngest great niece. I just got around to it last week. I was busy reading other things, more mature, adult novels with blood and gore, deceit and murder in them like John Jakes' novels and John Grisham yarns ..."

Skibo Castle has defied Warner Brothers by creating a Harry Potter wonderland complete with broomsticks, cobwebs and spiders. The actual castle which features as Hogwarts School in the film is Alnwick Castle, hundreds of miles away in Northumberland. Skibo received a letter threatening legal action from Warner Brothers if it went ahead with a Potter-themed event. The hotel chose to defy the warning and went ahead with the event anyway.

Manufacturers could design 'Harry Potter' style computers for children or other specialised users, if restrictions are imposed on Microsoft.

Previous Article | Next Article Browse all Recent News News

You must be logged in to MyLeaky to comment. Please click here to log in.

Finding Hogwarts
PotterCast Interviews Jo Rowling! Click here to Listen! The Books Everything...Half-Blood Prince...and the rest of the HP Films Leaky Apps
Learn to knit your own 'Weasley Sweater'. Learn to brew your own 'Butterbeer'. Find out how at Leaky Crafts!

Guess That Book

"An' they haven't invented a spell our Hermione can' do," said Hagrid proudly, making Hermione go a brilliant shade of magenta.

Scribbulus Essay Project

Issue 28 - Aug. 2014

Scribbulus is THE place for Leaky Cauldron readers to submit their essays and opinion pieces!
See more over at Scribbulus!