I take my notebook collection very seriously. They have their own shelves, they must not be looked at, and if there is so much as an ink smudge out of place, my heart breaks. (How could I have been so careless?) Yet, I know people who bend the ears of the pages, colour outside the lines… Continue reading If Magic was Real: Spellbooks
Still got that Ouija board upstairs in the attic? Let's have a séance. The staple of every sleepover, a séance is the coolest thing we did as teenagers. Experimenting with summoning ghosts, or demons if we were feeling really crazy, was the kind of danger we were after. Whatever we brought back from the dead,… Continue reading When Seances Go Wrong
Magic is multi-dimensional and spells always seem to take centre stage. Brandishing a magic wand and shouting some long forgotten Latin word has the flair we expect of being a kick-ass witch or wizard. Especially when Hermione makes it look so cool. Makes us wanna stupefy a Death Eater. With such cool spells, potions sometimes… Continue reading If Magic Was Real: Our Favourite Potions
Last week we wondered whether we would really enjoy magic if it was real. So, what if magical was really real? Even with the new problems we'd have, like curses and exploding potions, we would still be over the moon to have access to magic. Don't act like we don't try to magically move the… Continue reading If Magic was Real: Our Favourite Spells
The late nights with a torch under the bed covers and the stolen moments between classes have made us what we are: we are rabid consumers of magical fiction. Our love of these books have made us certain of two things: that we want our own giant libraries, and we want magic to be real.… Continue reading If magic was real, would we actually like it?